Usborne Books at Home

Skip to main content

The Dragon Painter

First Reading Level 4
The Dragon Painter

  • The classic story of The Dragon Painter retold with simple text for children just beginning to read.
  • Accompanied by clear and vivid illustrations throughout.
  • Attractive hardback book with ribbon marker.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • For children just starting to read alone.


Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 510L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: B1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746070505
48 pages
198 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rosie Dickins

Illustrator: John Nez

Press Reviews

For every parent, child and teacher weary of the monotony of the average reading scheme, Usborne’s First Reading series will offer rays of sunlight. The books are carefully levelled and offer a huge variety of accessible and fun, fiction and non-fiction.
Tamara Linke (Proprietor, Tales on Moon Lane Bookshop)


  • 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.