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Re-writing of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Ugly Duckling. The beautifully illustrated book is suitable for reading aloud for younger children and for individual reading by older children. The book contains questions to each chapter that can be discussed and answered with the child.

Illustrated by Sara Lillie Gornitzka.

The Ugly Duckling" (Danish: Den grimme ælling) is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The story tells of a little bird born in a barnyard who suffers abuse from the others around him until, much to his delight (and to the surprise of others), he matures into a beautiful swan, the most beautiful bird of all. The story is beloved around the world as a tale about personal transformation for the better. The tale has been adapted to various media including opera, musical, and animated film. The tale is completely Andersen's invention and owes no debt to fairy tales or folklore.

Materials: natural, FSC certified paper.

Specifications: H 0.7cm x W 28cm x L 23cm

The Ugly Ducking Book / Het Lelijke Eendje