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The tin soldier

First Reading Level 4
The tin soldier

  • A charming retelling of the timeless classic by Hans Christian Andersen, retold with simple text for children just beginning to read.
  • Tom is delighted when he receives a box of tin soldiers for his birthday. But he has no idea they come to life while he’s asleep!
  • Attractive hardback book with ribbon marker.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.

Information

Key Stage: EYFS; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 490L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781409535812
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Lorena Alvarez

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

Russell Punter

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.