Why is the Sea Salty? by Rosie Dickins


Why is the Sea Salty? by Rosie Dickins

This is a new title in the fantastic First Reading series, based on a Korean folktale, aimed at children who are beginning to read. The King has a magic millstone, which can make anything he asks for. He keeps the millstone well hidden, but a clever thief tricks a guard into telling him where to find it. The book is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It offers a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.

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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48 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

24th April 2009



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