|The six ducklings scurried close behind
her. They all looked exactly alike, but each one was special. Noodle
liked to eat, Puddle would rather swim, and
I saw that bug first! Grumble quacked just then. Mama,
Noodle ate the bug that I was going to eat!
... And then there was Grumble. Mama Duck pretended not to hear
Grumbles complaints and marched toward the cheerful sign that
said, Pattys Blueberry Patch. Beside the fruit
stand were rows and rows of thick blueberry bushes. Nearby was a
|| The water sparkled in the sunlight.
Lets go swimming, Mama! said Puddle.
Yes! Yes! quacked the other ducklings.
Yeah, sure, muttered Grumble. Puddle wants to
go swimming so he can splash me again, just like he did yesterday.
Lets visit the fruit stand first, said Mama Duck.
Patty might have some berries we can eat for a snack.