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The Leopard and the Sky God

The Leopard and the Sky God

First Reading Level 3
The Leopard and the Sky God

  • Leopard loves to bang his drum, but when he refuses to share it with the Sky God, he finds himself in a lot of trouble! Based on a West African folktale.
  • First Reading Level 3 are real books for beginner readers which develop reading stamina through simple, repetitive text.
  • Featuring the colourful illustrations of Katie Lovell.
  • Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Information

Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 480L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746085363
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Ali Lodge

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)

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.