The Ugly Duckling by Jackie Walter
  

Synopsis

The Ugly Duckling by Jackie Walter

When the biggest egg finally hatches, Mother Duck is in for a surprise. This duckling does not look like the others, but she loves him anyway. The large, ugly duckling is teased until he runs away and spends winter all alone, But then the spring arrives and he can hardly recognise himself...A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 2 stories are told in chapters in under 1000 words.

About the Author

Jackie Walter has written and edited many books for children. She never gets tired of listening to and telling a good story. Jackie lives in Cornwall with her husband and young daughters. Sarah grew up in Derbyshire, mainly under a snow drift. She spent much of her childhood scampering in the nearby fields with a few goats. Then she decided to be sensible and studied Illustration at Falmouth College of Arts, graduating in 2001. She has illustrated for many different projects including an ad campaign for Kew Gardens entitled 'Plantastic Play'. She has also undertaken commission from The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. Sarah now specialises in funny, inky illustration and words for children's fiction and picture books. Sarah likes to paint on very big canvas. She loves funny detail, colour, music, dreams and big open spaces. Sarah now works from a studio on a hill in Forest Hill, London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Jackie Walter
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Author's Website

www.sarahhorne.co.uk

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

12th January 2017

ISBN

9781445146515


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