First published in hardback in 1997, this title offers a retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen classic, in which the little ugly duckling is shunned by the other ducks because he looks so different.
|Publisher:||Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||2 - 4 Years|
About the Author
Ian Beck is a popular illustrator of children’s books and his work appears frequently in magazines and advertisements. He has designed the jackets of many adult novels, including all the Penguin editions of David Lodge and the Alice Thomas Ellis books. Ian’s first book for Orchard was Five Little Ducks, which was so successful that a ‘Big Book’ format was published. The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales and The Ugly Duckling followed. Ian has also illustrated Little Angel, written by Geraldine McCaughrean.