The Ugly Duckling by Mara Alperin
  

The Ugly Duckling

Written by Mara Alperin
Illustrated by Sue Eastland
Part of the My First Fairy Tales Series

Synopsis

The Ugly Duckling by Mara Alperin

When Mother Duck's eggs hatch, one little duckling is wibbly and wobbly. . . and very ugly! And no matter how hard he tries to fit in, the other animals just laugh at him. Will the ugly duckling ever find a friend? My First Fairy Tales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, these simple re-tellings of classic fairy tales make a perfect read for young and old alike!

Reviews

With fresh and fun illustrations, this simple re-telling of a classic tale will be loved by young and old alike! * - Words for Life * Beautifully adapted for pre-school children, filled with Sue Eastland's delightfully expressive illustrations and bursting with fun, colour and action, this cautionary tale is the picture perfect way to introduce your little ones to the fabulous world of fairytales. * - Lancashire Evening Post *

About the Author

When not writing, Mara enjoys reading, hiking, baking cupcakes and playing Ultimate Frisbee. She is based in Richmond, London. My First Fairy Tales are her first books for Little Tiger Press.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Mara Alperin
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Publisher

Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

11th February 2016

ISBN

9781848690370


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