The story of pirates Tells the story of piracy from the bloodthirsty seafarers of the Roman Empire, vividly illustrated by Vincent Dutrait Developed in consultation with reading experts from Roehampton University and a historical expert. With internet links to websites to find out more. Reveals the grim and gritty facts about pirate attacks, terrible pirate tortures, and how notorious captains like Bartholomew Roberts, Captain Kidd and Blackbeard were finally defeated.
The Nutcracker Enchanting retelling of the classic story with easy reading text for children beginning to read alone. Clara's adventure begins on Christmas Eve with an amazing present - a magic doll. Soon she is flying in a sleigh to the Land of Sweets where she meets the Sugarplum Fairy. The Usborne Reading Programme has been developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
Illustrated fairy tales A fantastic treasury of stories guaranteed to delight and entertain young children. Includes ten classic fairytales by authors such as the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, including The Frog Prince, Little Red Riding Hood and The Swan Princess. All stories feature charming and vivid illustrations. A gorgeous giftbook with an attractive hardback cover and a ribbon marker.
Young Reading Series 1 Christmas around the world Christmas customs, festive food, present-giving, songs and traditional stories from around the world with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading alone. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.