First Fairy Tales: The Ugly Duckling by Jan Lewis


First Fairy Tales: The Ugly Duckling by Jan Lewis

This timeless tale is retold in rhyme in this special padded boardbook. You can follow the unhappy ugly duckling as he is teased by his prettier siblings and swims away to a distant lake - where he gets a pleasant surprise the following spring...Youngsters can also have fun watching out for the little mouse and counting how many times he appears. Bright illustrations and simple rhyming text make this book perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Mother Duck sits on her nest, For her eggs she does her best. Ducklings hatch - what a lot! Five are is not. No golden feathers trim and neat. He is scruffy, with big feet. The ducklings tease him. Go away. We think you're ugly, they all say. What happens to this poor, sad bird? This book will show you, in pictures and words.

About the Author

Jan Lewis is an experienced artist, who works mostly in vibrant ink and line. Her distinctive work has appeared on greetings cards, in animatics for advertising, and in animation for television, but the bulk of her work has been for a wide range of attractive children's books.

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Board book
24 pages


Jan Lewis
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Publication date

23rd October 2013



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