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Lucky Duck Book Shop

makes children's book-buying

the most possible fun!

Based in Tacoma, WA, our mobile shop features a wide range of new and classic books for readers ages 0-12 years.

Our books are for all sorts of kids who look, act, think, create, move, and feel

all sorts of ways. 

All are welcome. All are celebrated. And we're really excited to meet y'all!


Babies by Gyo Fujikawa is a delicately illustrated vintage book all about  babies. Fujikawa’s Babies describes these tiniest folks’ funnest and funkiest attributes (cuddling, crying, and everything in between). 

But here’s what’s super cool: Babies (the book) paved the way for better representation in children’s books, featuring multi-racial characters thanks to Fujikawa's persistence. Hooray for progress!

Learn more in a new book about Fujikawa: It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way.

babies by gyo fujikawa featured book

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We're popping up all over

You can find Lucky Duck on the go around the South Sound.

out our events page to see where we'll be next!



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Popping up all over the South Sound! Check our events page for where to next...

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We are on Puyallup land. 

We acknowledge that we are on the traditional homelands of the Puyallup Tribe. The Puyallup people have lived on and stewarded these lands since the beginning of time, and continue to do so today. We recognize that this land acknowledgement is one small step toward true allyship and we commit to uplifting the voices, experiences, and histories of the Indigenous people of this land and beyond.

ʔuk’ʷədiid čəł ʔuhigʷəd txʷəl tiiɫ ʔa čəɫ ʔal tə swatxʷixʷtxʷəd ʔə tiiɫ puyaləpabš. ʔa ti dxʷʔa ti swatxʷixʷtxʷəd ʔə tiiɫ puyaləpabš ʔəsɫaɫaɫlil tul’al tudiʔ tuhaʔkʷ. didiʔɫ ʔa həlgʷəʔ ʔal ti sləx̌il. dxʷəsɫaɫlils həlgʷəʔ gʷəl ƛ’uyayus həlgʷəʔ gʷəl ƛ’uƛ’ax̌ʷad həlgʷəʔ tiiɫ bədədəʔs gʷəl tix̌dxʷ həlgʷəʔ tiił ʔiišəds həlgʷəʔ gʷəl ƛ’uʔalalus həlgʷəʔ gʷəl ƛ’utxʷəlšucidəb. x̌ʷəla···b ʔə tiiɫ tuyəl’yəlabs. We gratefully honor and acknowledge that we rest on the traditional lands of the Puyallup People. The Puyallup people have lived on this land since the beginning of time. They are still here today. They live, work, raise their children, take care of their community, practice their traditional ways and speak the Twulshootseed language – just as their ancestors did.

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