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The Peach Boy

First Reading Level 3
The Peach Boy

  • A folktale from Japan retold for beginner readers developing reading stamina through simple, repetitive text.
  • When a village is attacked by a gang of ogres, there’s only one hero who can help them – Peach Boy! He vows to hunt down the Ogre King himself and make him sorry.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Information

Key Stage: EYFS E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 540L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £4.99
ISBN: 9780746096659
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Kelly Murphy

Alex Frith

Alex Frith has been a children's author for more than a decade, covering every topic on Earth, from prehistoric animals to robots with artificial intelligence, and everything under the Sun, from the origins of the Universe to the adventures of Thor, God of Thunder. At home he reads too many comics, and attempts to raise three children with an awful lot of help from his wife, and no help at all from his cat.

Alex Frith

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.