John Himmelman is the author and illustrator of more than sixty books for children. Duck to the Rescue is his fourth book documenting the remarkable helpfulness of the Greenstalk farm animals, the others being Chickens To The Rescue, Pigs To The Rescue, and Cows To The Rescue. He lives in Connecticut with his family.
"Brief text, simple sentences, and the repetitive cry, Duck to the rescue! frame pencil and watercolor cartoon illustrations." --School Library Journal "...certain to have kids laughing through a week's worth of barnyard chaos." --Publishers Weekly "The details in each rescue scene will have everyone laughing." --School Library Journal, starred review on Chickens to the Rescue "The joke gets funnier each time you turn the page." --Booklist on Chickens to the Rescue "Further proof, as if it were needed, that chickens are funny." --Kirkus Reviews on Chickens to the Rescue "Himmelman's expressively comedic illustrations keep it as funny as ever." --Publishers Weekly, starred review on Pigs to the Rescue