The Story of Chocolate by Russell Punter


The Story of Chocolate by Russell Punter

The fascinating history of chocolate told for children just beginning to read. Follows the story of the world's most popular treat from its origins in the rainforests of Central America to shops and factories everywhere. Featuring the humorous illustrations of Adam Larkum. 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; 'Hard to judge a reading series by one book alone, but this title has all the right ingredients and even a recipe. Simple text is complemented by quirky cartoon-like artwork, while speech bubbles inject humour and help the story along' - Books for Keeps'

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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Book Info


Mixed media product
Contains CD-Audio (Audiobook) and Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: 5 years +


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Publication date

1st September 2011



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