This favorite fairy tale is perfect for parents looking for children’s classics to read with their little one. Teased by his siblings for his different looks, the brave cygnet journeys into the world, looking for friendship and kindness. Adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s original story, this is the story of how one little duckling overcomes obstacles and challenges, and with patience and determination, finally finds the companionship for which he has been searching. The charming illustrations by Giuseppe di Lernia in this picture book are sure to capture the imaginations of little ones, and the large format of this book is ideal for sharing with children aged 3 to 5 and reading together at bedtime.
It's everyone's favorite glow-up story! Actually, to be honest, I've never loved this story, but the book is just fine. It's simple, the illustrations are basic but good, and the text is straightforward. If you're looking for a basic version of the classic ugly duckling story, this is it.
Giuseppe Di Lernia is an Italian illustrator based in Milan. After graduating from the University of Milan, Giuseppe worked with several advertising agencies as a graphic designer, storyboard artist, and photo editor, while continuing to pursue his passion for illustration. He is now working full-time as an illustrator and has collaborated with a number of newspapers, illustrated several coloring books, and more recently worked on Noah’s Ark and Jonah and the Whale picture books for DK. Giuseppe is now thrilled to be working on two brand new fairy story picture books for DK.
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