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Young Reading Series 2

  • Beautifully illustrated retelling of this delightful children's classic told for children growing in reading confidence and ability.
  • Only good puppets become real boys but, try as he might, Pinocchio just can’t stay out of trouble. Is Pinocchio doomed to be wooden forever?
  • 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 6+

Lexile Measure: 640L

Book Band: 10 - White

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746063323
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Hardback with CD:
Price: £6.99
ISBN: 9780746089040
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: From the story by Carlo Collodi retold by Katie Daynes

Illustrator: Mauro Evangelista


  • 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.
  • Watch Keith Allen read from Pinocchio
    Actor Keith Allen reads from one of his favourite stories, 'Pinocchio', originally written by Carlo Collodi. Recorded for 'My Life In Books' on BBC2.