Usborne First Reading Collection 1

Inspire your child to become an eager and enthusiastic reader!

The Usborne First Reading series combines some of the world’s best-loved stories with easy-to-read text that is ideal for those who are taking their first steps in reading. Written in consultation with a leading expert in early years education at Roehampton University, the four colour-coded levels allow children to progress through the series as their reading skills develop.

Level 1: Under the Ground, The Ant and the Grasshopper, On the Farm, The Three Wishes, The Fox and the Stork, Old MacDonald had a Farm, Anansi and the Bag of Wisdom

Level 2: The Tortoise and the Eagle, The Old Woman who lived in a Shoe, Old Mother Hubbard, There was A Crooked Man, The Dragon and the Phoenix, How the Zebras Got Their Stripes

Level 3: The Musicians of Bremen, Noah’s Ark, The Fish that Talked, The Peach Boy, The Scaredy Cat, The Golden Goose, The Boy who cried Wolf, Danny the Dragon

Level 4: The Emperor and the Nightingale, Dick Whittington, Princess Polly and the Pony, The Reluctant Dragon, The Hare and the Tortoise, Percy and the Pirates, The Town Mouse and the, Country Mouse, Why the Sea is Salty, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Androcles and the Lion

Level 1

  •     Simple, entertaining stories and fables with lively illustrations
  •     Introduction to the most frequently used words
  •     Be prepared to read over and over again!
  •     32 pages and up to 5 words per page

Level 2

  •     Stories with interesting plots and words
  •     Includes mostly short, simple sentences and everyday vocabulary
  •     Encourages the use and development of reading strategies
  •     32 pages and up to 10 words per page

Level 3

  •     For children who are starting to read on their own
  •     Varied sentence lengths with full range of tenses
  •     Builds on a base of familiar words to encourage reading confidence
  •     48 pages and up to 10 lines per page

Level 4

  •     Ideal for more confident beginner-readers
  •     More complex sentence structure
  •     More challenging vocabulary and demanding plots
  •     48 pages and up to 10 lines per page

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