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The 39 Steps

Young Reading Series 3 Classic stories
The 39 Steps

  • Based on the classic adventure-thriller by John Buchan.
  • Richard Hannay is in a race against time. Can he crack the code that could prevent an invasion? Or will the ruthless agents of the sinister Black Stone get to him first? Is anywhere safe? Whom can he trust? And just what is the secret of the 39 steps?
  • Part of Series Three of the Usborne Reading Programme, for children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer, more complex stories.
  • Includes fascinating facts about the story.

Information

Key Stage: KS2; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 840L

Book Band: 15 - Magenta

CEFR Level: C1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781409522294
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Matteo Pincelli

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

Extras

  • 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.