* Life is getting complicated for Henry the Duck. Very complicated.
* Wonderfully funny children’s book from author/artist Robert Quackenbush.
* Vibrant illustrations, narration by the author, and synchronized text bring this story to life.
Get started reading Henry Babysits now at no charge. Uses "in-app purchase" to read the full book.
Henry’s friend Clara asks him to babysit for her nephew. Henry doesn’t know anything about babysitting and he has to learn a lot, very quickly. Preschool to 2nd grade children will delight as Henry’s misadventures get bigger and bigger. Henry Babysits is the second book in this popular Henry-the-Duck series, written and illustrated by Robert Quackenbush.
Now back as a digital app, children can choose to read in three ways:
Read it by yourself
Listen as the narrator reads the story
Read along with the narrator
Mr. Quackenbush is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have captivated millions of children. Among his honors is an Edgar Allen Poe Special Award for best children’s mystery. Besides this Henry the Duck series, Quackenbush also wrote and illustrated the popular Sherlock Chick mystery series and has illustrated more than 150 other books for children.
This app by Readingware maintains the bold artwork characteristic of Quackenbush’s books, and places it in a realistic page-turning simulation. Simply swipe to turn the pages. Listen as the author himself reads this story, or better yet, read along with him. Phrase-by-phrase highlighting of the text helps children focus on the story and develop reading fluency as they read, without distracting from the story. Develop thinking skills and English proficiency.
This Henry the Duck book was first published by Parents Magazine Press as a Read Aloud Original.