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The Christmas cobwebs

First Reading Level 2
The Christmas cobwebs

  • A charming rendition of a German folktale specially written for beginner readers, featuring Santa, seven spiders and a Christmas surprise...
  • It’s Christmas Eve and all is ready for Christmas – until seven spiders cover the tree in cobwebs. Will Christmas Day be ruined – or can Father Christmas save the Day?
  • Beautiful illustrations bring the sparkle of Christmas to this enchanting text, and the clear, easy-reading style is ideal for beginner readers.
  • Includes fun puzzles at the end of the text to aid comprehension.


Key Stage: EYFS; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 370L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

BIC: B3N79

CEFR Level: A1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781409550402
32 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Lesley Sims

Illustrator: Ben Mantle


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