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Story of Baby Jesus

First Reading Level 4
Story of Baby Jesus

  • The story of the Nativity retold using simple language to help beginner readers develop reading stamina.
  • Follow Mary and Joseph as they travel to Bethlehem in this retelling of the Christmas story.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.


Key Stage: EYFS; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 550L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781409522225
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Mary Kelly

Illustrator: John Joven

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.