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The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur

A Prehistoric Tale

By Cheryl Bardoe, 1971-

Once upon a time, seven tiny duck beaks pecked their way out of their eggs, but the eighth egg was a little bit different. What emerged wasn't a duck at all--he was a dinosaur! 

Everyone notices how different he is. He doesn't waddle! His teeth are too big! Feeling ugly and outcast, the dinosaur duckling leaves his family and ventures out on his own. Again and again he tries to make friends, but everyone runs away! Over time he grows bigger and bigger but still can't seem to find his rightful place. One day he unexpectedly comes across other dinosaurs that look just like him, and he discovers he's really a T. rex! 

This humorous and charming take on The Ugly Duckling also includes an author's note about the dinosaurs depicted and the early ancestors of modern ducks who lived side by side, and features scientifically accurate illustrations of the creatures. 


Praise for Ugly Duckling Dinosaur
“Facial characterization excels. A sure winner for those dino-hungry readers.” –Kirkus Reviews 

“The extensive appended notes, including details of recent fossil findings, and a bibliography will grab dinosaur buffs and widen this title’s potential for curricular sharing.” –Booklist

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Northeast
  • P Bardoe, Picture Book
1 available at Sandhills
  • P Bardoe, Picture Book

Publish Date

2011

ISBN

0810997398


Format: Book
Author: Bardoe, Cheryl, 1971-
Summary: In this take on "The Ugly Duckling," a tyrannosaurus rex is hatched in a nest of ducklings. Includes facts about dinosaurs.
Title: The ugly duckling dinosaur : a prehistoric tale / by Cheryl Bardoe ; illustrated by Doug Kennedy.
Publisher Date: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011.
Subject: Tyrannosaurus rex -- Juvenile fiction. Dinosaurs -- Juvenile fiction Ducks -- Juvenile fiction
Isbn: 0810997398 9780810997394
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: P Bardoe
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Bib Id: 364866

Format: Book
Author: Bardoe, Cheryl, 1971-
Summary: In this take on "The Ugly Duckling," a tyrannosaurus rex is hatched in a nest of ducklings. Includes facts about dinosaurs.
Title: The ugly duckling dinosaur : a prehistoric tale / by Cheryl Bardoe ; illustrated by Doug Kennedy.
Publisher, Date: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011.
Description: 32 : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects: Tyrannosaurus rex -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Dinosaurs -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Ducks -- Juvenile fiction
Other Author: Kennedy, Doug ill.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2010021624
ISBN: 0810997398
ISBN: 9780810997394
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: P Bardoe