The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Fiona Chandler

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Written by Fiona Chandler
Part of the Young Reading Series One Series

Usborne Reading Programme   
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Young Reading: Series One. The hilarious tale of a lazy magician's apprentice who tries to use magic to speed through his work only to find that he can't control the spells he has conjured. This level is perfect for children just starting to read confidently on their own. These are 48 pages in length with 1000-1500 words. They use fairly short, simple sentences and everyday vocabulary. Typically, these titles contain several short stories or one longer story divided into chapters. Fables, folk tales, history and contemporary fiction form the mainstay of this level.


The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Fiona Chandler

Part of the "Usborne Young Reading Series 1" series, this title is aimed at children just beginning to read to help build confidence and ability. It includes the tale of a sorcerer's apprentice whose laziness causes him to dabble in magic far beyond his abilities, before the consequences of his actions start to spiral out of control.


'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' - Julia Eccleshare'

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48 pages
Interest Age: 5+


Fiona Chandler
More books by Fiona Chandler


Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th January 2007




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