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When life on the farm becomes too dangerous for a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster, they decide to join a band – but the band are really a rascally gang of robbers! Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Featuring the colourful illustrations of Mike Gordon. Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles. Also available as an ebook with narration in British English (on tablets that support audio).

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Book information

Age
4+
Key Stage
KS1 E
Lexile Measure
200L
Book Band
Turquoise
CEFR Level
A2
Hardback with CD - English Learner's Edition
ISBN: 9781409545231
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Illustrator
Mike Gordon

Author information

Zanna Davidson

Zanna Davidson has written over fifty books for children, both non-fiction and fiction. Her stories for children include the Fairy Ponies, Fairy Unicorns and Billy and the Mini Monsters series for Usborne. She lives in the countryside in a cottage on the edge of some deep, dark woods with two small boys and her scruffy black dog, Fred.

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.

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