Synopsis by Alice Day
Ducks in all shapes and forms are the theme of Reading Rainbow: Runaway Duck, as viewers can see toy ducks, real ducks, and decoys. In the featured story, written by David Lyon, a toy duck named Egbert experiences wild times after being tied to a car's bumper. LeVar Burton gets a lesson on ducks and other waterfowl when he visits Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. In another segment, expert woodcarvers demonstrate their art of creating realistic-looking ducks. Youngsters review Jamaica's Find by Jaunita Havill, Dabble Duck by Anne Leo Ellis, and The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese.
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