The classic horror story by Mary Shelley retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Victor Frankenstein dreams of creating life. As lightning flashes across the sky, his creature stirs. Will it be the perfect being he imagines, or a monster? Each scene is atmospherically brought to life with Victor Tavares’ illustrations. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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“A good classic”
This is a good, simple version of the classic Frankenstein. Good for homework projects as it is a simple quick read.
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