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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: The Count of Monte Cristo

Written by Eleanor Updale, Alexandre Dumas

Illustrated by Levi Pinfold

Part of the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories Series

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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: The Count of Monte Cristo Synopsis

Welcome to nineteenth-century France, where a wrong word or look can get you thrown in jail. When Edmond is imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, he thinks his life is over. But while he is there he gets word of treasure hidden in a place called Monte Cristo ... Can he escape and reverse his fortunes? In this tale full of deception, disguise and revenge, you never quite know who you can trust. Alexandre Dumas' masterpiece is recreated to inspire a new generation of readers. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780198306108
Publication date: 12th May 2016
Author: Eleanor Updale, Alexandre Dumas
Illustrator: Levi Pinfold
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 112 pages

About Eleanor Updale, Alexandre Dumas

Winner of the Blue Peter award for The Book I Couldn't Put Down, 2004; awarded the Silver Nestle Smarties Prize (9-11 years), 2003; winner of the Fantastic Book Award, 2011; longlisted for the Carnegie Medal, 2011; shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards, 2011. Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, 2013; winner of the Children's Books category of The Association of Illustrators awards, 2015; winner of the Coventry Inspiration Award, 2013; voted Best Emerging Illustrator in the Early Years Awards, 2010; winner of the Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award, 2011. Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's most well-known and best-loved authors. A prolific writer, he has won numerous awards and ...

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