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Christopher Columbus

Young Reading Series 3 Famous lives
Christopher Columbus

  • Vivid account of the extraordinary life of the explorer, Christopher Columbus.
  • Lively narrative text, colourful illustrations and photographs bring the subject alive.
  • Includes essential facts and insightful details to help the reader understand the famous person and their times.
  • Internet links to recommended websites to find out more about Columbus's life and discoveries.
  • Part of Young Reading Series 3 for fully confident readers.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS2 E/H; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 830L

Book Band: 12 - Brown

CEFR Level: C1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746063286
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: David Cuzik

Minna Lacey

Minna Lacey has been writing books for Usborne since 2004, about all kinds of topics - from machines and nature to Christopher Columbus and the Olympics. Born in London, Minna worked as a journalist in Bogota, Colombia, and New York before returning to London to write. She loves reading, drawing, photography, ping pong and Salsa dancing, and has two children called Finn and Poppy.

Minna Lacey

Press reviews

The perfect introduction to the great adventurer... Lively narrative text, colourful illustrations and photographs bring the subject alive.
Creative Steps

Extras

  • Usborne Quicklinks
    See the Internet links for this book.
  • 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.