Usborne Books at Home

Skip to main content

True stories Escape

Young Reading Series 4
True stories Escape

High walls, barbed wire, savage dogs and guards who shoot to kill are just some of the obstacles faced by escaping prisoners. This book tells the extraordinary tales of men who risked their lives to regain their freedom. Part of the Usborne Young Reading series, this thrilling book is ideal for newly independent readers who prefer fact to fiction.


Key Stage: KS2 H; Age 8+

Lexile Measure: 960L

Book Band: 12 - Brown

BIC: C5N79

Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781474942973
128 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Paul Dowswell


  • 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.