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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.

Book information

Age
7+
Key Stage
KS2 E
Lexile Measure
670L
Book Band
Lime
BIC CBMC
C2N79
CEFR Level
C1
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746089446
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 198 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Rosie Dickins
Illustrator
Victor Tavares

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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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  • Usborne Reading Programme
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