This charming and delightful story of the little ugly duckling who cannot find any friends in the world will be enjoyed by readers of all ages. From the moment he hatches from his egg, the poor little duckling is treated unkindly and is called ‘ugly’. He runs away and keeps trying to find new friends and a new place to live. Everywhere he goes, people are unkind. Finally, after a long harsh winter, the little ugly duckling becomes a handsome bird and discovers a wonderful secret about himself. His journey of discovery leads to happiness.
The series My Big Book of Favourite Fairy Tales introduces some of the world’s most famous tales to young readers. Each story is written in simple, clear and easy-to-read language with carefully chosen words to enrich the child’s vocabulary. The text is presented in extra-large type for easy reading. Lively, colourful illustrations are included to stimulate the imagination. It is an ideal series to develop and nurture a child’s interest in reading.
Cover type: Soft
Book size: 330mm (W) x 460mm (H)
[13” (W) x 18” (H)]
No. of pages: 16
Full colour throughout