The third title in the new Usborne Very First Reading series, designed for younger children to introduce them to reading together with their parents. Ages 4+.
This is an engaging retelling of an Anansi story, written for children just learning to read. Anansi, the African trickster spider, tells Elephant and Rhino he can beat them both in a tug of war. To their astonishment, he does...or does he? This title features easy reading text that is brought to life w ...Show more
This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. One day Androcles comes across an angry lion. But what's that? It has a thorn stuck in its paw and Androcles quickly makes a new friend. This title is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, wh ...Show more
This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Based upon a Russian folk tale, the story follows Tasha, who is sent into the woods to visit the flying witch Baba Yaga by her evil stepmother, with only a cat, a dog and a magic doll to help her es ...Show more
Bad Jack Fox is on the run - can Dan catch him and save the stolen box? Part of the award-winning "Usborne Very First Reading" series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read. Designed for a child to read together with an adult, allowing the child to gradu ...Show more
Explore the world of bears and discover about different species, their habitats and how they catch their prey. Then, follow some newborn cubs as they leave their den and venture out into the world. This title is developed in conjunction with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer in Education and an early rea ...Show more
An introduction to basic letter-sounds, that helps children learn to write letters and simple words. Including illustrations, fun colouring activities and stickers, it fully supports the Government's Letters and Sounds programme and phonics teaching in schools, and complements the Very First Reading ser ...Show more
This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. When Brer Fox tricks Brer Rabbit into falling down a well, he has to come up with a plan to get out mighty fast before the hunter comes! This key s ...Show more
Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox are always trying to outwit each other. But when Fox catches Rabbit in a trap, Fox soon discovers that he's not quite as cunning as he thinks...This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey. Every title has clear and ...Show more
These are two new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. It offers information to readers telling young readers all about the fascinating worlds of frogs and bugs. Luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. ...Show more
Captain Mac needs a crew for his ship - quick! Part of the award-winning "Usborne Very First Reading" series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read. Features superb illustrations to accompany the rhyming story. Designed for a child to read together with ...Show more
Illustrated with fresh, bright pictures, for beginner readers, this title is part of the Usborne Reading Programme, which includes over 250 titles across seven levels - all developed in conjunction with reading experts at Roehampton University.