The Ugly Duckling by Diane Namm, Sarah S Brannen
An unloved ducking grows up to become a beautiful swan in Hans Christian Andersen's timeless tale, which has inspired readers for more than 150 years.
About the Author
Diane Namm is the author of several Classic Starts books, including Phantom of the Opera and Greek Myths. She also has written four stories in the Silver Penny Stories series. She lives in Malibu, CA.
Sarah S. Brannen has illustrated more than a dozen books for children, and is the author and illustrator of Uncle Bobby's Wedding (Putnam, 2008). She won the Ann Barrow Scholarship from the New England chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in 2007. Learn more about her at sarahbrannen.com.