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The Gingerbread Man

First Reading Level 3
The Gingerbread Man

  • The classic story of The Gingerbread Man retold with simple text and delightful illustrations.
  • When the Gingerbread Man runs away from the old lady’s oven, the whole village is soon chasing after him.
  • First Reading Level Three titles help beginner readers develop reading stamina and include character sheets or maps and the main story.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 440L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746073360
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Elena Temporin

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon has lived in England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain, and worked as an English teacher, translator and tour manager before joining Usborne. Over the years, she has edited Usborne books in English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Welsh. She has worked extensively on books for beginner readers, such as Usborne Very First Reading, and developed the Usborne English Readers series for young English language learners. She has also worked on the Usborne Foundation’s popular phonics game, Teach your Monster to Read.

Mairi Mackinnon

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)

Reader Reviews

Good story for bedtime
My little girl (2 years,1 month) loves books and I wanted to find something a bit longer to read at bed time. I found this one which is for beginner readers. It's perfect, not too many words and plenty of detail in the pictures. She thinks it's great and sits there 'reading' it to her soft toys.

Nicola, 15th August 2012

Extras

  • 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.