Anne Walter / Illus. Marjorie Dumortier
The Ugly Duckling: Le Vilain Le Vilain Caneton is a simple French - English dual Language retelling of the classic fairy tale, The Ugly Duckling, accompanied by beautiful colour artwork.
The picture book design supports simple, accessible text with just a few lines of text on each page. The story is told in around 400 words and the parallel French and English text is differentiated by use of different fonts for each language. Extra features include activities at the back of the book, to test comprehension of the story.
The Ugly Duckling: Le Vilain Le Vilain Caneton would suit either a native French child with English as an additional language, or would be good for young children learning French. It is aimed at ages 5 - 9.
Hardcover, 32pp, 175 x 215 mm