The Ugly Duckling (Well Loved Tales)

The Ugly Duckling Well Loved Tales For two hundred years Hans Christian Andersen s The Ugly Duckling has been a childhood favorite all over the world Now Robert Ingpen brings his spectacular adaptation to new generations of readers Bo

  • Title: The Ugly Duckling (Well Loved Tales)
  • Author: Lynne Bradbury Hans Christian Andersen
  • ISBN: 9780721450087
  • Page: 332
  • Format: Hardcover
  • For two hundred years, Hans Christian Andersen s The Ugly Duckling has been a childhood favorite all over the world Now Robert Ingpen brings his spectacular adaptation to new generations of readers Born bigger and different than the other hatchlings, the ugly duckling is ridiculed by his brothers and sisters, rejected by the other ducks, and eventually shunned by his owFor two hundred years, Hans Christian Andersen s The Ugly Duckling has been a childhood favorite all over the world Now Robert Ingpen brings his spectacular adaptation to new generations of readers Born bigger and different than the other hatchlings, the ugly duckling is ridiculed by his brothers and sisters, rejected by the other ducks, and eventually shunned by his own mother The little bird leaves his home, embarking on a brave journey through hecklers, hunters, and cruel seasons only to discover that the beauty he was seeking was inside him all along A beautifully told and brilliantly illustrated edition of this classic, essential story every child should embrace.

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    1. ** For the full review please check out read2review **There have been many retellings of this story of a duckling that is born a horrible grey colour as its brothers and sisters are all yellow. The duckling is shunned by everyone including his own family but as it gets older it changes into a beautiful swan and is finally accepted.This story teaches children to accept those that are different as they may have beauty inside. Out of all of the fairytales that have been circulating for thousands of [...]

    2. Tale of the little swan, growing up in the yard with geese and suffers much cruelty, before being joined by a swan family.

    3. This is a different spin to an old fable. The story needed more illustrations for the age group it is structured for.

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