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Penguins

First Reading Level 4
Penguins

  • A fun dive into the world of penguins, how they swim, feed and move, and how chicks grow and survive to become adults.
  • Combines fascinating information with simple flowing text to excite and further inspire beginner readers.
  • Includes short glossary, index and internet links to carefully selected websites.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 550L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

CEFR Level: B1

Illustrator: Simon Mendez

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

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)

Extras

  • Usborne Quicklinks
    See the Internet links for this book.
  • 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.