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Arthur dreams of becoming a knight, but no-one knows who he really is. His dream seems impossible until he finds a shining silver sword, fixed in a stone. What can it mean?

Includes a word list, 5 pages of activities and free online audio (British English and American English).

  • 800 headwords
  • 1,354 words

Please note, the Usborne English Readers series cannot be purchased via this website for delivery in Spain and Portugal due to rights restrictions.

British English sample

American English sample

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Book information

Age
5+
CEFR Level
A2
Paperback
ISBN: 9781474924665
Extent: 40 pages
Dimensions: 240 x 170mm
Illustrator
Teresa Martinez

Author information

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon has lived in England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain, and worked as an English teacher, translator and tour manager before joining Usborne. Over the years, she has edited Usborne books in English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Welsh. She has worked extensively on books for beginner readers, such as Usborne Very First Reading, and developed the Usborne English Readers series for young English language learners. She has also worked on the Usborne Foundation’s popular phonics game, Teach your Monster to Read.

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