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A humorous re-telling of the legendary tale, specially written for children who are starting to read on their own, with easy-to-read text and colourful illustrations. It includes... Read more
A humorous re-telling of the legendary tale, specially written for children who are starting to read on their own, 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 Usborne's popular "Young Reading" series, it is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer in Education and reading specialist at the University of Roehampton.
Saint George and the Dragon Hardback edition by Louie Stowell
If you'd love to meet a unicorn, dive into these magical tales. Discover the unicorn who makes friends with a kitchen maid, the unicorn who outwits a greedy hunter and the unicorn who simply loves strawberries. Part of Young Reading Series 1 for children just starting to read alone.
A soldier acquires a magic tinderbox which allows him to summon three powerful dogs, who will do whatever he tells them. But when he is discovered using magic to spend time with a beautiful princess, the soldier is sentenced to death. Can the three dogs to save his life?
Three exciting adventure stories for children just beginning to read. The Knights of King Arthur were the bravest, strongest and most loyal knights of all, which these stories show as they battle dragons, slay giant ogres and rescue maidens in distress. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
This is a lively re-telling of the Greek myth, in which Pegasus, the flying horse, helps hero Bellerophon to defeat a fire-breathing monster. This is a new title in "Young Reading Series One". Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, "Series One" has short stories that are full of excitement, aimed at children who are starting to read on their own.
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 will treasure this gift edition, which is published in hardback with a ribbon marker. The Young...
An amusing and original story with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading on their own. After a hard night's thieving, Alfie the burglar likes to go home to a tasty meal. But one day he returns to find his cupboards bare. Someone has burgled his breakfast!
Three original stories about wizards for children just beginning to read. Find out how magic helps Marvin the Miser become more generous, helps Egbert lose the lump on his nose and cheat a band of thieves out of their ill-gotten gains! Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
'The Princess And The Pea' is a children's classic and a favourite of little girls everywhere. This specially bound edition for young readers is printed in hardback format, with a ribbon marker and memorable illustrations. Part of Young Reading Series 1 for children just starting to read alone.
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