The Ugly Duckling
The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

5 to 8 / 1 to 3

Caramel Tree Readers Level 2


40 Pages, 7 x 9.5

Formats: Trade Paper, Fixed Layout KF8, Fixed Layout EPUB

Trade Paper, $3.99 (US $3.99) (CA $4.99)

Publication Date: May 2014

ISBN 9788966291991

Rights: WOR

Caramel Tree Readers (May 2014)

Price: $3.99


The Caramel Tree Readers Level 2 is a delicious series of leveled readers for children ages 5 to 7. It offers a range of classic fairy tale adaptations and stories with 500 to 700 words.  Each book in this set features a few sentences per page that are accompanied by detailed illustrations. Given the familiar contexts, some of the fairy tales have been reworked or adapted so that students are always surprised and eager to read all the way to the unexpected endings.  The Ugly Duckling is not as beautiful as the other babies, so his parents treat him poorly. Ugly Duckling decides to go and live by himself on the other side of the pond where he quickly becomes everyone’s friend because he is kind and generous. When he grows into a beautiful swan, his family asks him to return home leaving him with a difficult decision to make.

Author Biography

Lillian Stone is a middle school teacher, a college professor, and the author of five novels for young readers, as well as many stories and reviews of children's books. She lives in Marden, Ontario.