The Ugly Dumpling
Illustrated By:Shahar Khober
Published:April 7, 2016
Publisher:Mighty Media Kids
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"A whimsical story about being different, and the power of love."—Wendy Orr, author of Nim's Islandand The Princess and Her Panther
It’s not easy being the ugliest dumpling in a dim sum restaurant. Uneaten and ignored, the ugly dumpling is down in the dumps. But when an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling’s inner beauty, this unlikely duo embarks on an eye-opening adventure, leading the ugly dumpling to discover its true identity and realize that being different is beautiful after all.
A modern fairytale retelling with a timeless moral: There’s a little ugly dumpling in all of us.
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