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The story of Pegasus

The story of Pegasus

Young Reading Series 1
The story of Pegasus

  • A lively re-telling of the Greek myth in which Pegasus, the flying horse, helps hero Bellerophon to defeat a fire-breathing monster.
  • This short story is full of excitement, engaging children who are starting to read on their own.
  • Developed in consultation with reading experts at Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence and ability.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, comprising over 250 titles.


Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 560L

Book Band: 9 - Gold

BIC: B3N79

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781409522287
48 pages
198 x 130mm

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

Another carefully graded book from Usborne Books to help children get a head start in reading. Short chapters, plenty of colourful pictures, and language pitched at the right level mean that young readers can start on the exciting journey of reading with confidence and knowing they will have an enjoyable read.
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