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The classic story by Charles Dickens retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Set during the French Revolution, the lives of Charles Darnay and his family are changed forever as the drama unfolds. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. With internet links to find out more about the life and times of Charles Dickens.

Book information

Age
7+
Key Stage
KS2 E
Lexile Measure
620L
CEFR Level
C1
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746096987
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore
Illustrator
Barry Ablett

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Resources for this book

  • Retelling a classic story
    Visit the See Inside Usborne blog to read how the writer, Mary Sebag-Montefiori, creates her retellings of classic stories.
  • 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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