A classic story re-told with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading on their own. When Aladdin meets his long-lost uncle, he finds a lamp and a genie with the power to grant wishes. But is everything quite what it seems? Humorously illustrated by Paddy Mounter. Part of the Usborne ...Show more
Ali Baba has discovered a cave full of treasure. It's a dream come true! Or is it? For soon he has a nosy brother and forty thieves to deal with. Even worse, the leader of the thieves - a master of disguise - is after his blood. Things are about to get messy...
Three light-hearted animal legends for children who have just started to read alone. Find out why cats and rats were once best friends, why monkeys now live in trees and how rabbits made sure that crocodiles stay in the river. Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
A classic fairytale from the Brothers Grimm retold in a lively fashion. Cheerily illustrated throughout by Jan McCafferty, illustrator of many Usborne favourites. Hansel and Gretel pit their wits against an evil stepmother and a wicked witch, but who will triumph at the end of the day? Young readers wil ...Show more
Things don't look good for Icarus and his dad. They're imprisoned in a tower inside a maze on a rocky island. Can a daring idea fly them both to freedom? This colourfully illustrated adaptation of the classic story from Ancient Greece has been specially written for young readers who have just started to ...Show more
These two new gift editions in the Usborne Young Reading series are titles to treasure, published in hardback with a ribbon marker. Each title is a classic: Johanna Spyri's Heidi is beautifully retold, following the exploits of the orphaned youngster who is sent to live in the Alps with her grumpy grand ...Show more
"Young Reading Series One" is aimed at children whose reading ability is beginning to grow, and helps build confidence and ability. Three popular titles in "Usborne Young Reading Series One" is re-issued in luxurious hardback editions with ribbon markers. "The Young Reading" series is developed in consu ...Show more
The Young Reading series is designed to encourage independent reading and covers a range of subject matter, including the retelling of children's classics, fairytales and a wide variety of narrative non-fiction. Ages 5+.
Aimed at children aged five and over, this is the classic story of the beautiful Rapunzel imprisoned in a tower by an evil witch. The 'Young Reading' series is designed to encourage independent reading and covers a range of subject mattter. This hardback gift edition features a ribbon marker.
The two popular titles in "Usborne Young Reading Series One" have been re-issued in luxurious hardback editions with ribbon markers. The desirable and collectable editions help to foster pride in book ownership as well as reading enjoyment. "Young Reading Series One" is aimed at children just beginning ...Show more
This is a gently humorous retelling of the legend, with easy-to-read text and colourful illustrations. It includes background to the legend and the art it has inspired, with a reproduction of the famous Paolo Uccello painting, and internet links to more paintings of George and the Dragon. Part of Usborn ...Show more