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The Leopard and the Sky God

English Learner's Editions 2: Lower Intermediate
The Leopard and the Sky God

  • Leopard loves to bang his drum, but when he refuses to share it with the Sky God, he finds himself in a lot of trouble! Based on a West African folktale.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • Featuring the colourful illustrations of Katie Lovell.
  • Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.
  • Also available as an ebook with narration in British English (on tablets that support audio).

Information

Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 230L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with CD - English Learner's Edition:
Price: £6.99
ISBN: 9781409533542
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Ali Lodge

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon has lived in England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain, and worked as an English teacher, translator and tour manager before joining Usborne. Over the years, she has edited Usborne books in English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Welsh. She has worked extensively on books for beginner readers, such as Usborne Very First Reading, and developed the Usborne English Readers series for young English language learners. She has also worked on the Usborne Foundation’s popular phonics game, Teach your Monster to Read.

Mairi Mackinnon

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