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Chicken Licken thinks the sky is falling down and runs to warn the king, but are he and his friends running into danger? The classic tale of Chicken Licken retold with simple text and delightful illustrations. First Reading Level Three titles help beginner readers develop reading stamina and include character sheets or maps and the main story. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Also available as an English Learner's Edition with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes. Available as ebook with narration in British English (only on tablets that support audio).

Book information

Age
4+
Key Stage
EYFS/KS1 E
Lexile Measure
400L
Book Band
Turquoise
CEFR Level
A2
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746078846
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Illustrator
Ann Kronheimer

Author information

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

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Press reviews

“For every parent, child and teacher weary of the monotony of the average reading scheme, Usborne’s First Reading series will offer rays of sunlight. The books are carefully levelled and offer a huge variety of accessible and fun, fiction and non-fiction.”

Resources for this book

  • 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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