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A classic fairytale by the Brothers Grimm, which tells the tale of the beautiful Rapunzel, imprisoned in a tower by an evil witch. Features lively and comical illustrations by Desideria Guicciardini. English Learner's Editions are part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. They come with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes.
The classic story of The Ugly Duckling retold through simple text and vivid illustrations. English Learner's Editions are part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. They come with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes.
This new collection of Aesop's fables is sumptuously illustrated by Giuliano Ferri and presented as a hardback gift edition to be read again and again. Each of these timeless stories conveys a message about how to behave towards others. Stories include The Fox and the Crow, The Hare and the Tortoise, The Boy who cried Wolf and The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs.
The ever-popular fairy tale, specially retold and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures for beginner readers. Poor Cinderella is made to cook and clean for her stepsisters , and her wicked stepmother won't even let her go to the Royal Ball. But then, in a flurry of sparkles, her Fairy Godmother arrives and everything changes... Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
A Native American folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle more complicated storylines and sentence Structures. The Clever Rabbit is eating happily in the woods when he has to save a lost sheep from being eaten by a hungry wolf. But will the rabbit's brains outmatch the wolf's brawn? Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.
A delightful retelling of the classic fable following two friends as they discover that there's no place like home. Toby Town Mouse loves to live the high life, while his cousin Pipin prefers a quieter life in the countryside. When the two visit each other's homes, will they realise that sometimes differences aren't always a bad thing? Whimsical text and charming illustrations make this book perfect for sharing and reading aloud together.
A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red Riding Hood can't help but wonder why Grandma has such big eyes, ears and teeth. Could it be something to do with the wolf her mum told her not to talk to on the way?
A lively and intriguing biography of Queen Victoria, from her difficult and lonely childhood to her life as one of the most powerful women in the world. Fascinating photographs and a family tree are supplemented with internet links which allow the reader to find out even more about the life and times of Queen Victoria.
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