Series: First Reading Level 4
By Mairi Mackinnon
Ani the shepherd girl doesn't want to marry a prince, or at least not until he has learned to do something useful... Will his woven carpet help her change her mind? A delightful retelling of a traditional folktale from Armenia, specially written for children building their reading stamina. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
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.