Make Way for Ducklings

by Robert McCloskey

Summary

Mr. and Mrs. Mallard fly over Boston to find a place to build a nest and raise their family. Everywhere it seems that there may foxes or turtles. They meet a policeman named Michael, who feeds them peanuts. They encounter a horrible thing on wheels in the park, just when they had been fed a good breakfast. They finally settle down on a tiny island, not too far from the public garden. After the eight ducklings hatch, Mrs. Mallard have an adventure going to meet Mr. Mallard in the Public Gardens.