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David Copperfield

Young Reading Series 3 Classic stories
David Copperfield

  • The classic Charles Dickens novel retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

The dramatic story of a young boy’s escape from an unhappy childhood into the adventures of an adult life, full of unforgettable characters from the cruel Mr Mudstone, the formidable Aunt Betsey and worm-like Uriah Heap.

“Mary Sebag-Montefiore’s retellings...are perhaps the best – well-written and dramatic”
The Telegraph - Ask Lorna

Information

Key Stage: KS2 E/H; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 540L

Book Band: 11 - Lime

CEFR Level: C1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746085639

Author/Editor: Retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore

Illustrator: Barry Ablett

Press Reviews

Mary Sebag-Montefiore’s retellings of David Copperfield and Oliver Twist...are perhaps the best – well-written and dramatic.
The Telegraph - Ask Lorna

Extras

  • Usborne Quicklinks
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  • Retelling a classic story
    Visit the See Inside Usborne blog to read how the writer, Mary Sebag-Montefiori, creates her retellings of classic stories.
  • 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.