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The Ugly Duckling

First Reading Level 4
The Ugly Duckling

  • The classic story of The Ugly Duckling retold with simple text for children just beginning to read alone.
  • Accompanied by clear and vivid illustrations throughout.
  • Attractive hardback book with ribbon marker.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Also available as an English Learner's Edition with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes.

Information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 390L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

BIC: A3N79

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746070499
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Daniel Postgate

Zanna Davidson

Zanna Davidson has written over fifty books for children, both non-fiction and fiction. Her stories for children include the Fairy Ponies, Fairy Unicorns and Billy and the Mini Monsters series for Usborne. She lives in the countryside in a cottage on the edge of some deep, dark woods with two small boys and her scruffy black dog, Fred.

Zanna Davidson

Press Reviews

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.
Tamara Linke (Proprietor, Tales on Moon Lane Bookshop)

Extras

  • 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.