The Duck And The Kangaroo

Introduction and Explanation 1 stanza


Today we are going to learn a poem named ‘ The Duck and The Kangaroo’. In this poem the poet tells us how friendship can help youto overcome your negativity. The duck is sad because he wants to hop and jump like the Kangaroo and in the end the Kangaroo helps the duck to take a ride on his tail and travels the whole world three times around. Children, now I will read the stanzas one by one and explain them. First stanza. Said the Duck to the Kangaroo, “Good gracious! How you hop, Over the fields and the water too As if you never would stop! In these lines the duck is asking the Kangaroo how he manages to hop over fields and water and it seems that he will never stop.