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The classic story by Charles Dickens retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Based on Charles Dickens’ most complex novel, Bleak House is a suspenseful tale of secrets, lies and money. 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
550L
CEFR Level
C1
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746097021
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore
Illustrator
Barry Ablett

Reader reviews

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“Sad but love it”
I like it when Esther and Allan married, but still, I feel sad about Lady Dedlock (I sobbed each day I read this book) and poor Nemo.
“nice.”
I loved everything in the story. I still can`t believe that Ada married RICHARD.

Quicklinks

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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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