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Poor Hannah never has enough to eat, and can't believe her luck when she is given a magic porridge pot. But when a greedy boy steals it, is he in for more than he bargained for? First Reading Level 3 are real books for beginner readers which develop reading stamina through simple, repetitive text.
Featuring the hilarious illustrations of Mike Gordon.
Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.
Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Book information

Age
4+
Key Stage
EYFS/KS1 E
Lexile Measure
420L
CEFR Level
A2
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746085370
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Illustrator
Mike Gordon

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.

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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