An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan.
- ISBN: 9780590437943
- Authors: Andersen, Hans Christian; Moore, Lilian
- Illustrator: San Souci, Daniel
- Published: 1988 , Scholastic Trade
- Themes: Acceptance, beauty, Belonging, duck, duckling, outcasting, rejection, sense of belonging, swan
- Descriptors: Denmark, Early Years (ages 2-6), Europe, Fantasy, Picture Book, Primary (ages 6-9)
- No. of pages: 46