Little Miss Muffet is in for a surprise – a great big spider wants to join her picnic! A charming extended version of the classic nursery rhyme specially written for beginner readers ready to tackle more complicated storylines and sentence structures. Includes fun puzzles to complete after the story. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, developed in consultation with reading specialists from Roehampton University. Also available as an English Learner's Edition with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes.
Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.