Life isn't all it's cracked up to be for Daisy Duckling. When she hatches from her shell, she finds that she's all alone! Where did her family go? The brave little duckling embarks on a journey along the river and finds that she's not the only one who hatched from an egg — Sammy the Snake, Timmy the Turtle, and Casey the Crocodile all did too! In this age-appropriate adventure, readers find a surprise on every page and learn about the wonders they can expect to find along the river. Children will increase vocabulary, discover where animals come from, and get to know how different animals can come from a similar place.