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In the stable the mother horse looked down on her newborn foal Bella. The horse in the next stall asked what is that? The retired mare in the other stall couldn’t believe the daughter belonged to the prize-winning stock mother. Bella (aka Ugly Duckling) began to grow. 1 day the squirrel even made a snide comment to/about Bella. The seasons came/went not much change in Bella. Later tired of the rude comments Bella ran away. Out in the real-world Bella discovered everyone/everything looked different. What did Bella find out when a squirrel took her into the forest?
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An awesome book cover, great hand-drawn colored pictures & proper font & writing style. A very professionally written children’s (MS age) educational friendship storybook. It was quite easy for me to read/follow from start/finish & never a dull moment. There were no grammar/typo errors, nor any repetitive or out of line sequence sentences. Lots of exciting scenarios, with several twists/turns & a great set of unique characters, settings, etc. to keep track of. This could also make another great children’s friendship movie, a classroom presentation, an animated cartoon, or better yet a mini TV series. There is no doubt in my mind this is an extremely easy rating of 5 stars.
Thank you for the free author(s); FreeBooksy; Amazon Digital Services LLC.; book Tony Parsons MSW (Washburn)
Great story for children. I know it's just another moderation of the Ugly Duckling, but Bella the pony is also a nice tale about acceptance and happiness. One quote I love the most: Nobody is ever beautiful when they try to be something they are not. I think it's important for children to learn to be themselves, and some grownups could use the lesson as well.
I always loved the story of the ugly duckling while I was growing up, this is a wonderful remake that warms my soul. I read it to my niece and nephew, they really enjoyed it. It has such a good meaning, and I think it will teach children that just because you are different doesn't make you ugly. I was given a free copy in return for my honest review.
In the fairy tale an ugly duckling was actually a baby swan. The pony Bella was different than the other ponies, and they tormented her because they couldn't see her beauty and tried to keep her from seeing it. Finally, she rebelled, and could see herself clearly.