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First Reading Level 3

  • A captivating glimpse into the slimy world of frogs and how they grow from tadpoles, and swim, feed and keep safe from danger.
  • Combines fascinating information with simple flowing text to excite and 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.


Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 460L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Author/Editor: Sarah Courtauld

Illustrator: Jacqueline East

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)


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  • Usborne Reading Programme
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