Robin Hood by Rob Lloyd Jones
  

Robin Hood

Written by Rob Lloyd Jones
Part of the Young Reading Series Two Series

Usborne Reading Programme   
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Young Reading: Series Two. The story of the great English legend retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. 64 pages in length this level is for children whose confidence in reading is developing well. Anything up to 2500 words, these stories use varied sentence lengths, more complex sentence structure and more challenging vocabulary. Mostly broken up by chapters, subjects include classic tales, myths and legends, mystery stories and non-fiction.

Other Young Reading Series 2 titles include The Story of Football, The Story of The Olympics, and The Railway Children.

Synopsis

Robin Hood by Rob Lloyd Jones

Robin Hood, along with his band of Merry Men, robs from the rich to give to the poor. But when the cruel Sheriff of Nottingham threatens the throne of King Richard, can Robin save the kingdom and win the heart of the fair Maid Marian?

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'Irresistible for children learning to read' - Child Education Plus; 'The Usborne Young Reading Program has a lovely selection of classic tales adapted for younger readers. Graded in seven levels, these have just enough stretch in them and yet are not too overwhelming' - The Irish Sunday Independent; 'Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme. Seven steps take beginners from simply written folk stories told in 150 words through to lovers of classic and original stories and histories, biographies and classics told in 5,000 words. Colour-coded for ease of use, and presented in a beautiful hardback, every story is well-written and attractively illustrated in full colour by leading artists' - Julia Eccleshare'

About the Author

Rob Lloyd Jones

Rob Lloyd Jones never wanted to be a writer when he grew up. He wanted to be a fireman. Or a polar explorer. Or a deep-sea diver. And sometimes a pirate too. But, when it came down to it, he didn’t much like fire, or ice, or sharks, or even swords. So he decided to write about them instead. Since then, he’s written several books on subjects ranging from animals at war to the history of Islam. He loves it. But he still dreams about being a fireman.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages
Interest Age: 6+

Author

Rob Lloyd Jones
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Author's Website

www.roblloydjones.com/

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

25th April 2008

ISBN

9780746085622

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