Panoramic end papers set the scene for the creation of the familiar Hans Christian Andersen tale, The Ugly Duckling. Each full-page spread is lush with color that befits the beauty of the naturalistic setting. Pinkney imbues the animals with personality without anthropomorphizing them.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 2000 (Honor Title)
- Age: Younger
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780688159320