The Runaway Pancake by Mairi Mackinnon

The Runaway Pancake

Written by Mairi Mackinnon
Part of the Usborne First Reading Series

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First Reading: Level Four. The folk tale of an independent and rather fast pancake that learns to it's cost not to trust the sly fox. Building readers’ stamina still further with all 48 pages devoted to the story (up to 750 words). The narrative is more developed, there is more text on the page, and sentence structure and vocabulary are more descriptive. Original fiction, folk tales and fairytales coupled with terrific illustrations will provide plenty of variety for the reader. Will be enjoyed with equal enthusiasm if read alone or together with a parent.


The Runaway Pancake by Mairi Mackinnon

The classic story of The Runaway Pancake retold with simple text for children just beginning to read.

About the Author

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon was born in England, went to school in Scotland, studied in France and Italy and worked in Spain before finally settling down in London, where she lives with her husband, three children and several thousand books. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking for friends, and playing the fiddle in a dance band at parties from Portree to St Petersburg.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th May 2006




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