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The Ugly Duckling

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Title:

The Ugly Duckling

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Author:

Pinkney, Jerry

Illustrator:

Pinkney, Jerry

Publisher:

HarperCollins Children's Books

Categories:

Animals, Animals > Birds, Award Winning, Classics

Ages:

3-5, 6-8

Summary: For more than 100 years The Ugly Duckling has been a childhood favorite, and Jerry Pinkney's spectacular new adaptation brings it triumphantly to new generations of readers. With keen emotion and fresh vision, the acclaimed artist captures the essence of the tale's timeless appeal: The journey of the awkward little bird - marching bravely through hecklers, hunters, and cruel seasons - is an unforgettable survival story; this blooming into a graceful swan is a reminder of the patience often necessary to discover true happiness. Splendid watercolors set in the lush countryside bring drama to life.

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Jose G.

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Roma

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6

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I love ducks.

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Lizandro A.

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Roma

Age:

6

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I like to read about animals.

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Jakelyn

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Roma

Age:

11

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I like this book because this story is sad and at the end the little duck finds a family.

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Amanda

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6

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I like ducks. This duck is my favorite because she did not give up.

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