First Fairy Tales: The Ugly Duckling by Jan Lewis
  

Synopsis

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 yellow...one 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.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Board book
24 pages

Author

Jan Lewis
More books by Jan Lewis

Publisher

Armadillo Books an imprint of Anness Publishing

Publication date

23rd October 2013

ISBN

9781861473332


I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools