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Hardback with ribbon marker
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A magical retelling of a Charles Dickens’ fairytale, specially written for children who have just started reading alone. A king and queen have fallen on hard times – but then their eldest daughter is given a magic wishbone. Can this improve their fortunes? Developed in conjunction with a reading expert from Roehampton University. Beautifully produced with charming illustrations and a ribbon marker.

Book information

Age
4+
Key Stage
EYFS
Lexile Measure
500L
Book Band
Turquoise
BIC CBMC
A3N79
CEFR Level
A2
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9781409535805
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore
Illustrator
Quin Leng

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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