When the biggest egg finally hatches, Mother Duck is in for a surprise. This duckling does not look like the others, but she loves him anyway. The large, ugly duckling is teased until he runs away and spends winter all alone, But then the spring arrives and he can hardly recognise himself... A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 2 stories are told in chapters in under 1000 words.
This is Book 31 in the Must Know Stories: Level 2 Series. See all Must Know Stories: Level 2 books here.
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