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A humorous re-telling of the legendary tale, specially written for children who are starting to read on their own. Easy-to-read text and colourful illustrations bring the story of a fire-breathing dragon, a princess in peril and a bold knight to life. Includes background to the legend and the art it has inspired, as well as internet links to find out more. Developed in consultation with reading experts at Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence and ability. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, comprising over 250 titles.

Book information

Age
5+
Lexile Measure
590L
Book Band
Purple
CEFR Level
B2
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9781409535911
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Louie Stowell
Illustrator
John Joven

Press reviews

“A faithful version of the story... In addition, there is background information about the story and reproductions of some of the art that it has inspired, both of which support enjoyment and understanding of the great legend.”

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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