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Young Reading Series 3 Famous lives

  • Stirring narrative and lively dialogue combine with full-colour illustrations to bring Napoleon's epic story to life.
  • Young readers will be intrigued and excited as they follow Napoleon's remarkable life from a humble Corsican childhood to Emperor of France.
  • Part of Young Reading Series 3 for fully confident readers.

Sent to a military school at nine, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the French Army. But a brilliant military career wasn't enough. Soon, he had seized control of France - and then he embarked upon a plan to rule all of Europe.


Key Stage: KS2 E/H; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 940L

Book Band: 15 - Magenta

CEFR Level: C1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746064245
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Lucy Lethbridge

Illustrator: Robin Lawrie

Reader Reviews

I really enjoyed reading this book as it was exciting and very scary.

ccgf dfd, 30th December 2008


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