- Author: Meg McKinlay
Abby's class has a duck named Max who waddles, quacks and makes your feet warm when he sits on them. But Max is a duck with demands, from an ideal aquatic environment to fresh strawberries. Will Abby be able to take him home overnight? A duck needs calm and quiet, and Abby's next-door neighbor has a chaotic backyard and noisy sisters. Splashed with charming illustrations and brimming with humor, this story of best-laid plans and unexpected cooperation is one that every kid can relate to.