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The Minotaur

English Learner's Editions 4: Upper Intermediate
The Minotaur

  • The classic Greek myth retold through easy-reading text and colourful illustrations.
  • Brave Theseus takes on the challenge of defeating the fearsome Minotaur deep in a maze of tunnels below Crete. But will he return from the Labyrinth alive?
  • English Learner's Editions are part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. They come with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes.
  • With links to fun and simple websites with games and activities.


Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 380L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

BIC: B3N79

CEFR Level: B1

Hardback with CD - English Learner's Edition:
Price: £6.99
ISBN: 9781409566809
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Linda Cavallini

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