Pat-a-Cake and Ronne Randall - The Ugly Duckling - Hachette Children's Group

The Ugly Duckling

Fairy Tale with picture glossary and an activity

By Pat-a-Cake and Ronne Randall
Illustrated by Sophie Rohrbach

  • Hardback
  • £4.99

A beautiful read-aloud story to share, with a visual glossary and an activity to take young children deeper into the story.

The poor Ugly Duckling is chased away from his home because he doesn't fit in. Join him on this epic journey of survival and homecoming. This story is a perfect introduction to the classic tale, with its gentle, rhythmic text and bright, friendly illustrations.

It's never too early to introduce children to the magic and wonder of classic tales. Familiar characters are brought to life at each turn of the page with spellbinding artwork and lyrical writing. A visual glossary at the beginning introduces new vocabulary and promotes understanding. A lively activity at the end invites discussion and will make even the very youngest children want to return to these story books again and again.

Fairy tales and classic stories are a vital introduction to the basics of storytelling like setting, characters and plot. They boost a child's imagination and also teach valuable life lessons about good overcoming evil, the difference between right and wrong and the importance of rising to a challenge.

Also available: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781526380333
  • Publication date: 11 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Pat-a-Cake
Pat-a-Cake

Animals

Pat-a-Cake, Gwé
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Pat-a-Cake, Gwé
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Let's Go!

Pat-a-Cake, Gwé
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Gwé
Pat-a-Cake

Puss in Boots

Pat-a-Cake
Authors:
Pat-a-Cake
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The Little Mermaid

Pat-a-Cake
Authors:
Pat-a-Cake

The Little Mermaid lives under the sea, but she wants to know what it's like to walk on land. She visits a Sea Witch, who promises to change her tail for legs, but only in exchange for her lovely singing voice. Will the Little Mermaid be able to get her voice back? This story is a perfect introduction to the classic tale, with its gentle, rhythmic text and bright, friendly illustrations.It's never too early to introduce children to the magic and wonder of classic tales. Familiar characters are brought to life at each turn of the page with spellbinding artwork and lyrical writing. A visual glossary at the beginning introduces new vocabulary and promotes understanding. A lively activity at the end invites discussion and will make even the very youngest children want to return to these story books again and again. Fairy tales and classic stories are a vital introduction to the basics of storytelling like setting, characters and plot. They boost a child's imagination and also teach valuable life lessons about good overcoming evil, the difference between right and wrong and the importance of rising to a challenge. Also available: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs.

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Night, Night

Pat-a-Cake, Mojca Dolinar
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Mojca Dolinar
Pat-a-Cake

Land of the Dinosaurs

Pat-a-Cake, Marie-Noelle Horvath
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Marie-Noelle Horvath
Pat-a-Cake

Lunar Adventure

Pat-a-Cake, Marie-Noelle Horvath
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Marie-Noelle Horvath

Lemur and Llama are going on an amazing adventure into space! But there's trouble afoot when Tiny Teddy can't be found anywhere - that is, until a friendly alien helps Lemur and Llama on their search.Follow the finger trails and peek through the die cut holes on every page to join in with the funny story and its special rhyming refrain.Tracing the trails helps prepare curious toddlers for the start of their writing journey and practise the confident pattern tracing and hand-eye coordination necessary for pre-writing development. The funny story and lots to spot mean that they will ask for this bright, interactive book again and again. Where will Lemur and Llama go next? Also available: Finger Trail Tales: Lunar Adventure

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Here Come the Dragons

Pat-a-Cake, Hilli Kushnir
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Hilli Kushnir
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Here Come the Mermaids

Pat-a-Cake, Hilli Kushnir
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Hilli Kushnir

Clap hands and play with this range of exciting toddler touch-and-feel books!Here Come the Mermaids is a playful touch-and-feel book, full of energy, fun and of course, lots of magical mermaid friends! Toddlers will laugh, shout, clap their hands and join in the fun as the simple text encourages them to point, match and talk about the magical pals playing on every page. With textures to feel on every page and a fun matching game at the end, everyone will want to clap hands for the favourite mermaid friends!Also available: Here Come the Monkeys, Here Come the Kittens, Here Come the Puppies, Here Come the Dinosaurs, Here Come the Chicks, Here Come the Bunnies, Here Come the Unicorns, Here Comes Christmas, Here Come the Mummies and Babies, Here Come the Dragons

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Amazing Animals

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Space

Pat-a-Cake, Lauren Holowaty, Beatrice Tinarelli
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Spots and Stripes

Pat-a-Cake, Mojca Dolinar
Contributors:
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Feelings

Pat-a-Cake, Louise Forshaw
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Louise Forshaw

Help curious preschoolers find out more about the world and themselves with these fantastic lift-the-flap board books.Feelings helps curious preschoolers get to grips with their feelings and emotions - a key topic for both them and their parents. Featuring friendly child characters and familiar situations, they will find answers and reassurance when they are feeling happy, sad, frightened, brave and everything in between. With fun flaps to lift, this is an excellent book for children and parents to share together.Also available: Find Out About: Animals

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Space

Pat-a-Cake, Maria Neradova
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Pat-a-Cake, Maria Neradova
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Animals

Pat-a-Cake, Louise Forshaw
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Louise Forshaw

Help curious preschoolers find out more about interesting animals with these fantastic lift-the-flap board books.Animals encourages curious preschoolers to find out about some of their favourite animals in a fun, question and answer format. Which animal is the biggest? How many teeth does a crocodile have? Why does an elephant have a trunk? Also available: Find Out About: Feelings

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Let's Count!

Pat-a-Cake, Ana Bermejo
Contributors:
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Farm

Pat-a-Cake, Anne Passchier
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Anne Passchier

The family favourite game 'I Spy' is brought to life in this fun book - can you spot the cow and her calf on the farm? Giant peek-through flaps offer clues to help guessing, and there are lots of other animals to spot, too.Charming, bright illustrations will entice preschoolers who are exploring their new fascination with letters and sounds, and the sturdy peekaboo flaps will bring hours of fun! Perfect for learning essential skills through play.Also available: Spot and Say: Jungle

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Jungle

Pat-a-Cake, Anne Passchier
Contributors:
Pat-a-Cake, Anne Passchier

The family favourite game 'I Spy' is brought to life in this fun book - can you spot the tiger in the jungle? Giant peek-through flaps offer clues to help guessing, and there are lots of other animals to spot, too.Charming, bright illustrations will entice preschoolers who are exploring their new fascination with letters and sounds, and the sturdy peekaboo flaps will bring hours of fun! Perfect for learning essential skills through play.Also available: Spot and Say: Farm

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Potty Superstar

Pat-a-Cake, Fiona Munro, Richard Merritt
Contributors:
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Potty Superstar

Pat-a-Cake, Fiona Munro, Richard Merritt
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