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Magical animals

Young Reading Series 1
Magical animals

  • Four original stories of magical creatures from faraway lands told for children just beginning to read.
  • Featuring unicorns, flying horses and a creature that’s half-lion, half-eagle, these stories are guaranteed to enthral children.
  • Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Also available with an audio CD with a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.


Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 620L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746080221
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Hardback with CD:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746081068
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Carol Watson

Illustrator: Nick Price

Reader Reviews

Story of Magical animals

Rohan, 2nd February 2019


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