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Gertie the duck by Nicholas Giorgiady

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Published by Ernest Benn in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementNicholas Giorgiady and Louis Romano; illustrated by Dagmar Wilson.
ContributionsRomano, Louis., Wilson, Dagmar.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13913810M

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Gertie the Duck Hardcover – January 1, by Nicholas P Georgiady (Author), Louis Romano (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings/5(8). Cute little book about a duck that wanted to be near people. She had her ducklings and after a while the people were concerned about their safety and found them a nice new home. Definitely /5. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Follett Publishing Company; Fifth Printing edition (January 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 9 customer ratings /5(9). Gertie The Duck has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading The Talent Code: Greatness isn't born. It's grown by Daniel Coyle, No Is Not Enough.

  "Gertie the Duck," written by Nicholas P. Georgiady and Louis G. Romano and illustrated by Dagmar Wilson, became a bestselling children's book when it was published in Author: Chris Foran. Gertie's fame turned into legend when a children's book entitled "Gertie the Duck" was written by Nick Georgiady and Louis Romano and published in The story of the famous mallard from Milwaukee gave the city and the entire country a reason for hope during a tumultuous time in our history. Gertie the Duck in English and Spanish. RSVP to join the Zoom reading of Gertie the Duck with Milwaukee historian John Gurda. The Spanish translation of this classic book will also be read by Historic Milwaukee intern Selena Fregoso. This vintage, out-of-print children’s book is a unique retelling of the iconic Gertie, a duck who captivated Milwaukee. Gossie and Gertie’s boots are made for walking; the books they so delightfully traverse are made for treasuring. Horn Book, Starred "Adding ample wry humor to both his spare ink-and-watercolor pictures and minimalist text, Dunrea imbues both goslings with distinctive, endearing personalities and chronicles experiences every preschooler can recognize."/5().

Their fame turned into legend and in a children’s book was written by Nick Georgiady and Louis Romano titled “Gertie the Duck”. In a bronze statue was erected in Milwaukee honoring Gertie and her ducklings, thanking them, in a way, for giving America a reason for hope during a . A statue of Gertie the Duck stands guard over her ducklings on a Wisconsin Avenue bridge pier, seventy-one years after the real Gertie hatched her young on the bridge and captured national attention. The story of Gertie, a mallard duck who hatched her eggs on a bridge piling in the heart of downtown, is a familiar one to many Milwaukeeans. “ Brave under Bombardment, Gertie Is Holding Bridgehead,” Milwaukee Journal, May 7, , and photos under “ Gertie, the Duck, Draws the Crowds, and Her Relatives at Juneau Park Are a Lonesome Colony of Mallards.” “ Gertie Carries On, Protects Her Nest from Chill Blast,” Milwaukee Journal, May 8,   "Gertie the Duck," written by Nicholas P. Georgiady and Louis G. Romano and illustrated by Dagmar Wilson, became a bestselling children's book Author: Lainey Seyler.