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The Queen's Pirate - Francis Drake

The Queen's Pirate - Francis Drake

Young Reading Series 3 Famous lives
The Queen's Pirate - Francis Drake

  • The life of the famous Elizabethan sea captain told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories.
  • Daring and ruthless, Francis Drake sailed the oceans in search of land and treasure for Queen Elizabeth I.
  • Includes internet links to carefully selected websites to find out more.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.


Key Stage: KS2 E/H; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 840L

Book Band: 11 - Lime

CEFR Level: C1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746086995
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Sarah Courtauld

Illustrator: Vincent Dutrait


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