The story introduces readers to Waggley-Wack, a very adventuresome duck, who schemes to meet his two friends, Rin-Ridley, a frog, and Rickety-Crick, a cricket. They all aim to head down to the fun-filled and exciting Chooster Pond, where an exciting day of water play awaits – but Ol’ Man Chooster has other plans. There’s no way he’s going to lose his prize duck, so he and his nasty bulldog, Broderly Bog, set out to get Waggley-Wack back. Will Waggley-Wack be able to enjoy their planned water play, or will Ol’ Man Chooster stop them from enjoying their adventure?
Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide or via the publisher’s website here.
Alvord has written two other rhyming stories, “The Flying Acorn” and “The Dog and the Goldfish,” which he hopes to publish soon. He teaches special education and resides in Baltimore.