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Three original shaggy dog tales for children who have just started reading on their own. Includes stories about a dog show, a sheepdog in danger and pups who save the Dog Home from dastardly bank robbers! Featuring the colourful illustrations of Dusan Pavlic. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Reading.

Book information

Key Stage
Lexile Measure
CEFR Level
Accelerated Reader level
3 LY
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746085400
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Dusan Pavlic

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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Resources for this book

  • Usborne Reading Programme
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