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Stories of dogs

Young Reading Series 1
Stories of dogs

  • Three original shaggy dog tales for children who have just started reading on their own.
  • Includes stories about a dog show, a sheepdog in danger and pups who save the Dog Home from dastardly bank robbers!
  • Featuring the colourful illustrations of Dusan Pavlic.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Reading.


Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 480L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746085400
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Dusan Pavlic

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


  • 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.