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A beautiful retelling of the poignant tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Appealing original illustrations by Jenny Press. A hardback giftbook with a colourful satin ribbon bookmark. Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence.

Book information

Age
6+
Key Stage
KS1 E
Lexile Measure
640L
CEFR Level
B2
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746067772
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Rosie Dickins
Illustrator
Jenny Press

Reader reviews

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“the swan princess”
This book is about a girl called Eliza, she is very pretty but her horrible step mother tries to make her ugly .The step mum turns Eliza's eleven brothers into swans. Eliza cures her bothers by making nettle shirts but on the eleventh shirt she runs out of nettles and so her final brother has one wing. I enjoyed this story.
“The Swan Princess”
A beautiful tale about a Princess called Eliza. Her evil stepmother changed her brothers into swans but she saved them by making them special shirts to make them human again.
“A Swan-Stunning Story!”
I really liked reading this book. Some characters turn into swans and the story has a happy ending. If you want a fairytale with action then this is the book for you!

Links and downloads

  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.
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