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Shakespeare’s classic comedy retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. When Viola is left shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, she must disguise herself as a boy for protection. But when she becomes a page for Duke Orsino, things start to get a little complicated. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. With links to recommended websites for children to find out more about Shakespeare and the play.

Book information

Age
6+
Key Stage
KS1 E
Lexile Measure
530L
BIC CBMC
B3N79
CEFR Level
C1
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746099001
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Rosie Dickins
Illustrator
Christa Unzner

English Learner’s Editions

Usborne English Learner’s Editions are selected titles from the Usborne Reading Programme that are available with CD recordings in British and American English, and with downloadable worksheets and teacher’s notes.

To find out more about English Learner’s Editions, and download the free worksheets and teacher’s notes go to www.usborne.com/englishlearnerseditions.

Collected teacher’s notes and student’s worksheets (photocopiable format) can also be purchased as paperback books.

Press reviews

“This simple retelling is ideal for children just starting to read alone and the story is retold in a way that will encourage an early interest in Shakespeare.”

Quicklinks

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Resources for this book

  • 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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