yakky

yakky

(ˈjæki)
mod. talkative. He’s a yakky old man, but I like him.
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Narrated by a comic pair of animals, a yakky flamingo and an interrupting anteater, "The Goat of Many Colors" tells the tale of a diving goat with special gifts who finds his true calling in a herd of wild goats after being rejected because of his differentness by the regular herd.
Daley (Broadway actor Cats and Sweeny Todd), Jim Meskimen (Frost/Nixon), Robert Towers (Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Benjamin 1932-1934), Jimmy Weldon (the voice of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Yakky Doodle Duck), and Michael Yurchak (voice over actor for Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network).
In his first two books, Little Star and Tasker Street, Halliday established an identity as a quirky, likeable practitioner of the plain-style, a yakky, attractively neurotic but buoyant observer of pedestrian American life; an offspring of O'Hara and Williams, a surveryor of the romantic-demotic type.
as well as Yakky Doodle, the devilishly "innocent" quackster with the famed lament "I wost my mommy