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The Ugly Duckling

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 10
Categories: Folk Tale, Traditional

Author

Kevin
Crossley-Holland

Appeared in

Tales from the Old World

Story Summary

A rich and literate retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen tale about a swan born to a duck and his struggles to find his place in the world.