This simple retelling of the classic Dickens Christmas story has been adapted for children starting to read independently and remains faithful to the original text. With illustrations by Alan Marks, children will shudder at Marley's ghost and sympathize with Tiny Tim's plight.
A gorgeous retelling of Frances Hodgson Burnett's poignant novel, which follows the story of kind-hearted Sara Crewe and her struggles at boarding school, as she goes from riches to rags and back again, following the death of her beloved father. Elegantly illustrated by Kate Aldous. Young readers will t ...Show more
An entertaining retelling of one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies, beautifully illustrated by Serena Riglietti. - Young readers will treasure this gift edition, which is published in hardback with a ribbon marker. - The Young Reading Series is designed to encourage independent reading and covers a r ...Show more
This is a new title in "Young Reading Series" Three of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. An adaptation of Dickens' famous novel set during the French Revolution, following the lives ...Show more
This is a new title in "Young Reading Series Two", based on the tales of England's most famous outlaw and part of the Usborne Reading Programme. It is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. The outlaw Robin hood is determined to stop ...Show more
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
Alexander has a dream. He means to rule the world. Leading a massive army from his home in Europe, he sets out on a quest to conquer Asia. And nothing - not rebel armies, vast rivers or even herds of elephants - can stop him.
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...
This is a new title in the 'Usborne Reading Programme', which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. After returning from Wonderland, Alice's adventures continue when she steps through a looking glass and into the topsy-turvy worl ...Show more
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.