The Sissy Duckling

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The Sissy Duckling - cover.jpg
The Sissy Duckling, book cover
Author Harvey Fierstein
Illustrator Henry Cole
Country United States
Language English
Genre Picture book
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date
2002
Media type Print
Pages 40 pp
ISBN 0-689-83566-3

The Sissy Duckling is a children's picture book written by noted actor Harvey Fierstein and illustrated by Henry Cole. It is 40 pages long and intended for children ages 5–8.[1]

It follows the story of Elmer, a duck who is mocked for being a "sissy" but who ultimately proves his bravery. It was made into an HBO children's special, with Fierstein as the voice of Elmer the Duck.[2]

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