Dick Whittington by Russell Punter


Dick Whittington by Russell Punter

This is a new title in the fantastic First Reading series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When young Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold, he travels to the big city to seek his fortune. Things don't quite turn out as he'd hoped, but can a kind man and a cat solve all Dick's problems? It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It is a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.

About the Author

Russell Punter

Russell’s earliest ambition was to become an artist, well third earliest actually, after dating Marie Osmond and becoming the first 9 year old to play the part of Doctor Who.

He joined Usborne Publishing as a designer in 1987 but since discovering his literary side in 2003, he has written over twenty books for the company.

He loves writing for children and his biggest fan is his niece, although he’s not letting the fact that she’s not yet old enough to read bother him.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

26th September 2008



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