Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Sarah Courtauld


Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Sarah Courtauld

A rip-roaring adventure story, this is the story of Jules Verne's classic sci-fi novel, retold for younger readers. Intrepid explorer Professor Liedenbrock leads a dramatic expedition to an Icelandic volcano, where a secret tunnel leads to the very centre of the earth. One of over 250 titles in the Usborne Reading Programme - developed with experts - this book is in the highest of the seven levels and suitable for confident readers.


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

Sarah Courtauld is a fresh and funny new voice in children’s fiction. She won the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award in 2012 and the BAFTA/ Rocliffe New Writing Forum 2012, judged by a panel including Jennifer Saunders and Chris Addison.

Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-Dragon is her first novel, and the start of a fantastic news series for younger readers.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

1st June 2013



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