Frankenstein by Rosie Dickins


Written by Rosie Dickins
Part of the Young Reading Series Three Series

Usborne Reading Programme   
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Young Reading: Series Three. Based on the classic tale by Mary Shelley, this gripping horror story recounts Victor Frankenstein’s terrible experiment to "build" a human without a soul. Titles in this 7th and final Level in the Usborne Reading Programme are for fully confident readers who still need to gain the stamina needed for standard length books. At 64 pages in length and up to 5000 words they use advanced sentence structure and vocabulary, and have more complex plots with subplots. Subjects include historical events, biographies and simplified versions of classic novels.


Frankenstein by Rosie Dickins

Intended for children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories.

Victor Frankenstein dreams of creating life. As lightning flashes across the sky, his creature stirs. Will it be the perfect being he imagines, or a monster?

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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' - Julia Eccleshare'

About the Author

Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved writing her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she now works for Usborne Publishing. She is the author of over forty fiction and non-fiction children's books, including award-winning art books.

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64 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th September 2008




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