The Shocking Story of Electricity by Anna Claybourne


The Shocking Story of Electricity by Anna Claybourne

The story of one of the modern world's most valuable inventions told for children growing in reading confidence. An exploration of the fascinating story of electricity from earliest experiments to the gadgets and gizmos of the modern world. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.


'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

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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64 pages
Interest Age: 6+


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Publication date

31st May 2007



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