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The Tortoise and the Eagle

The Tortoise and the Eagle

First Reading Level 2
The Tortoise and the Eagle

  • Aesop’s classic fable retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures.
  • Tortoise is jealous of Eagle. He wants to fly too. So he decides to try…
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 370L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746096611
32 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rob Lloyd Jones

Illustrator: Eugenia Nobati

Press reviews

"wonderful retellings of famous stories for young children and first readers"


  • 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.