Barbara Anne Skalak is a writer and freelance copyeditor in Oregon. This is her first book for children.
Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many books for children, including the best-selling Sylvia Long's Mother Goose and Hush Little Baby published by Chronicle Books. Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona.
A lushly illustrated account of the first days of five little ducklings. One gets lost and checks out the grass, a tree, a log and a hole, looking for mama. It is a simple nature walk, charmingly conveyed. -The New York Times Book Review