The ugly duckling

H. C. 1805-1875 Andersen

Book - 2016

An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year excluded by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan.

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Subjects
Genres
Picture books
Published
Hong Kong : Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd 2016.
Edition
English edition
Language
English
Danish
Physical Description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
9789888341191
9888341197
Main Author
H. C. 1805-1875 Andersen (author)
Other Authors
Robert Ingpen, 1936- (illustrator), Anthea Bell (translator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Born different, the ugly duckling is mocked by his siblings, rejected by other ducks, and even shunned by his own mother. The sad little bird leaves home, starting a journey where he is jeered at and hunted as he struggles to survive on his own'only to discover that the identity he longed for was within him all along.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Born different, the ugly duckling is mocked by his siblings, rejected by other ducks, and even shunned by his own mother. The sad little bird leaves home, starting a journey where he is jeered at and hunted as he struggles to survive on his own–only to discover that the identity he longed for was within him all along.