The Ugly Duck

In many popular stories animals behave like human beings and have the same qualities and weaknesses. Some are vain, others lazy. Some are misunderstood and others gullible. They are characters from fiction who definitely make real life more interesting.
Author:
Illustrator: Irene Bordoy
Biography: Irene Bordoy was born in Palma (Mallorca) on 16th December 1940. She moved to Barcelona to study at the Escola Superior de Belles Arts Sant Jordi (Saint George High School of Fine Arts) and obtained a teaching qualification. Later on she was an advertising technician and became office manager. Later on she started as an illustrator and still continues this work now. She also paints and has had various exhibitions in Palma (Mallorca) and Barcelona. At present, having spent some time in her native city, she has returned to Barcelona to live. For Combel publishing she has illustrated several children¿s books in the Winged Horse collection: Mother Goose And The Moon; Mother Goose And the Vowels; Mother Goose And The Cake; Mother Goose And the Storm. She has also illustrated The Strawberries and The Ugly Duckling for the Winged Horse classic collection.

Translator: Luz Orihuela

Adapter: Anna Grau

24 pages. Hardcover. 21,5 x 21,5 cm

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