The Ugly Duckling: The Graphic Novel

The Ugly Duckling: The Graphic Novel

by Martin Powell, Aaron Blecha
     
 

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In a faraway land, perched upon her little nest, Mother Duck waits for her last remaining egg to hatch. When the odd little egg finally breaks open, Mother Duck is shocked to see an ugly duckling staring up at her. Despite its homeliness, Mother Duck adores her awkward child and does her best to protect him. Unfortunately, no one else on the farm wants anything to

Overview

In a faraway land, perched upon her little nest, Mother Duck waits for her last remaining egg to hatch. When the odd little egg finally breaks open, Mother Duck is shocked to see an ugly duckling staring up at her. Despite its homeliness, Mother Duck adores her awkward child and does her best to protect him. Unfortunately, no one else on the farm wants anything to do with the Ugly Duckling, and he is driven from the farm to fend for himself. Survival, however, takes more than good looks, and the plucky little duck plods bravely into the wilderness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434215932
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
Graphic Spin Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
GN240L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Since 1986, Martin Powell has been a freelance writer. He has written hundreds of stories, many of which have been published by Disney, Marvel, Tekno comix, Moonstone Books, and others. In 1989, Powell received an Eisner Award nomination for his graphic novel Scarlet in Gaslight. This award is one of the highest comic book honors.

Aaron Blecha was raised by a school of slimy, yet gooey, giant squids in Wisconsin. Since then, Blecha has been working for more than ten years as an illustrator and designer for a hodgepodge of fun clients in the animation, publishing, toy, and entertainment industries. After many years in San Francisco, he now calls London his home.

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