This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, based on an African folktale and part of the "Usborne Reading Programme". It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. Anansi, King of the Spiders, is given a bag of wisdom to share but selfishly decides to keep it for himself. But can he carry it up to his secret hiding place without dropping it? It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is Principal Lecturer in Education from Roehampton University and an early reading specialist. Every title in this series features clear and compelling text accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations. Designed to motivate children as they learn to read.
Classic fictionStories include Moonfleet, Around The World In 80 Days, Gulliver, Robin Hood, The Canterville Ghost and Robinson Crusoe. Full colour illustrations throughout. Ages: 6+.
English language readers/Fairy tales, folk tales, fables, magical tales & traditional storiesAimed at kids who are just beginning to read, with clear and compelling text and appealing illustrations. Ages: 4+.
Classic fiction/Picture storybooksAn evocative picture book with illustrations by Alan Marks, based on the children's classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Follows the story of the spoilt Mary Lennox and the magical effects of a hidden garden. Ages: 3+.
Offers a fresh approach to the history of Ancient Rome, full of historical information about interesting tourist attractions, important festivals and the fashions and customs of the period. This title also includes a guide to the best villas, hotels and markets.
A charming picture book based on Aesop's well-loved tale. While Ant works hard to prepare for winter, Grasshopper mocks him and sings in the sun. Then winter comes, and Grasshopper no longer feels like singing...
Cette très jolie adaptation du célèbre conte de Charles Dickens te fera remonter le temps. Ecoute les gémissements des fantômes et la musique festive qui évoquent si bien l'atmosphère envoûtante de ce Noël victorien.