The Peach Boy by Alex Frith
  

The Peach Boy

Written by Alex Frith
Illustrated by Kelly Murphy
Part of the Usborne First Reading Series

Synopsis

The Peach Boy by Alex Frith

This is a new title in the fantastic First Reading series, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, based on a tale from Japanese folklore. It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. When Momotaro was found as a baby in a giant peach everyone knew he was destined for great things. But when he grows up to become a brave warrior, he must journey to Ogre Island to reclaim his village's lost possessions. This title is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It features a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.

About the Author

Alex Frith

Author of the Big Book of Big Dinosaurs, Alex Frith has been writing Usborne books since 2005, covering every subject you can think of, from chemistry to submarines to the human brain. He loves reading comics and watching films. His favourite dinosaur is the pachycephalosaurus.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Alex Frith
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

16th June 2009

ISBN

9780746096659


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