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Stories of ghosts

Young Reading Series 1
Stories of ghosts

  • Three not-so-scary stories with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading on their own.
  • Includes stories about a ghostly hotel, a school for spirits and a haunted TV set.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • 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: 580L

Book Band: 9 - Gold

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with CD:
Price: £6.99
ISBN: 9780746089002
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

Russell Punter

Reader Reviews

Stories of ghosts
Cheerful book. Easy to read and to understand with the large font and wonderful illustrations. Our girl loves the CD. We bought the book to enourage her to learn English.

Mom, 28th February 2018


  • 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.