LISTEN | The Ugly Duckling (English)
The poor ugly duckling looks very different from the other ducklings. Will he ever be loved and accepted for who he is?
This story is brought to you by Nal'ibali, which means Here's the story in isiXhosa. (iStock)
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Parent24 has partnered with Nal'ibali to make audio stories easily accessible to parents and their little ones at bedtime. 


The poor ugly duckling looks very different from the other ducklings. His duck family tease him and make him feel unwanted even though he simply wants to be loved and belong.

So he runs away and sets off on a long and lonely journey. Will he ever be loved and accepted for who he is?

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This story is brought to you by Nal'ibali, which means Here's the story in isiXhosa. Nal'ibali is a storytelling initiative that aims to establish a culture of reading for enjoyment in children.

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