Tuesday, 3 August 2010

I'm being stalked...Quack!

A little while ago, I came up with an idea for a new book. It's based on the ugly duckling fairy tale. It seemed harmless enough at the time. Little did I know...

Over the last few months, every time I turn around, there's a duck. Seriously. Every time I turn on the TV, open a news paper, read a forward or step out of the house, there's a duck lurking around somewhere! It's getting crazy.

Here are a few that have cropped up... (apologies in advance for my slightly dodgy photograhic ability)

China ducks:



Fluffy ducklings:



Clumsey ducklings:



Punk ducks:



Silver ducks and swans:







Duck mugs and egg cups:





Even book mark ducks!



And my favouorite of all - this one was a present from my parents to celebrate the book coming out tomorrow. It's made from a duck egg:



And when you open the duck egg you find...



The photos really don't do it justice!



So yeah, I'm being stalked. All things considered I guess it could be a lot worse, lol.

If you want to know more about the book and the characters who started all this trouble. There's an excerpt here.

Until 7pm EST you you can also enter for a chance to win a copy of Duck! here.

4 comments:

Chris said...

Oh, the egg from your parents is gorgeous! :D And that clumsy little duckling - awww...

Thanks for mentioning the contest!

Lily said...

I love the clumsy duckling, so cute! I've got a little devil duck that looks very similar to your punk duck.

I agree with Chris, the egg your parents gave you is gorgeous!

Congrats on the upcoming release.

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