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Dont Fidget A Feather

Illustrated by S.D. Schindler


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About The Book

Duck, the faster swimmer, and Gander, the higher flyer, compete in a zany freeze-in-place contest to determine which of them is the champion of champions, a challenge that proves more difficult than expected, as their rivalry is soon tested by bees, bunnies, crows, the wind, and a hungry fox.

About The Author

Photograph by Linda Torn

Erica Silverman is the author of several books including Big Pumpkin; When the Chickens Went on Strike, which was a Sydney Taylor Honor book; and Sholom’s Treasure, which won the Sydney Taylor Award and was a runner-up for the National Jewish Book Award. Her books have received the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, the California Young Reader Medal, ABA Pick of the List, and the Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit her at

About The Illustrator

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S. D. Schindler is the popular and versatile illustrator of many books for children, including Ursula K. Le Guin’s Catwings series; Skeleton Hiccups and Monster Mess!, both by Margery Cuyler; Big Pumpkin and the ALA Notable Children’s Book Don’t Fidget a Feather!, both by Erica Silverman; How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky; and Johnny Appleseed by Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benét. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His website is

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (May 1, 1998)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689819674
  • Ages: 4 - 7

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