The Sissy Duckling

Illustrated by Henry Cole
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About The Author

Harvey Fierstein is a four-time Tony Award-winning writer, actor, and gay-rights activist. In 1983, he received two Tonys for writing and starring in Torch Song Trilogy, received a third Tony the following year for writing La Cage aux Folle, and another in 2003 for Best Actor in Hairspray. Film audiences know him best for his scene-stealing antics in Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day, and he lent his trademark gravelly voice to Disney’s Mulan as Mulan’s soldier friend. He has made numerous TV appearances, including an Emmy-nominated appearance on Cheers and on a classic episode of The Simpsons as Homer’s assistant, Karl. Children know him as the Easter Bunny from the Emmy-winning Elmo Saves Christmas. Harvey also wrote the book for the play Kinky Boots, which won the 2013 Tony for Best Musical.

About The Illustrator

Photograph © Henry Cole

Henry Cole has written and illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Spot, the CatAnd Tango Makes ThreeOink?; and Little Bo in France. He is also the illustrator of With a Little Help from My Friends by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. A former elementary school teacher, he now writes and paints full time.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 1, 2005)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416903130
  • Grades: K - 3
  • Ages: 5 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD650L

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