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Ugly Duckling (School And Library) (Jerry Pinkney & Hans Christian Andersen)

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For over one hundred 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.

For over one hundred 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.

Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / General, Classics
Series Title: Caldecott Honor Book
Format: Library
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Jerry Pinkney & Hans Christian Andersen
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 1999
TCIN: 12082211
UPC: 9780688159320
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-1898
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