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The Odyssey

Young Reading Series 3 Classic stories
The Odyssey

  • A retelling of Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ written for children who are fully confident readers.
  • Odysseus is finally heading home after a long war, but his troubles have just begun. Terrible dangers are in store for the hero, from one-eyed monsters to cannibal kings.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.


Key Stage: KS2; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 700L

Book Band: 11 - Lime

CEFR Level: C1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781409522348
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Louie Stowell

Illustrator: Matteo Pincelli

Reader Reviews

I love Greek mythology and l love the gods too! Especially Athena she's my favorite.

Sara, 28th April 2017


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