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Leopard loves to bang his drum, but when he refuses to share it with the Sky God, he finds himself in a lot of trouble! Based on a West African folktale. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Featuring the colourful illustrations of Katie Lovell. 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
EYFS/KS1 E
Lexile Measure
230L
Book Band
Turquoise
CEFR Level
A2
Hardback with CD - English Learner's Edition
ISBN: 9781409533542
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Illustrator
Ali Lodge

Author information

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon has lived in England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain, and worked as an English teacher, translator and tour manager before joining Usborne. Over the years, she has edited Usborne books in English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Welsh. She has worked extensively on books for beginner readers, such as Usborne Very First Reading, and developed the Usborne English Readers series for young English language learners. She has also worked on the Usborne Foundation’s popular phonics game, Teach your Monster to Read.

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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“For every parent, child and teacher weary of the monotony of the average reading scheme, Usborne’s First Reading series will offer rays of sunlight. The books are carefully levelled and offer a huge variety of accessible and fun, fiction and non-fiction.”

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