The classic English folktale retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. When Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold, he can’t wait to seek his fortune. But things don’t quite work out how he expects. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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.