Rachel Lechner, Independent Usborne Organiser


First Reading Level 4

  • A glimpse into the secret world of owls, following a baby owl as it grows up and learns to fly.
  • Combines fascinating information with simple flowing text to excite and further inspire beginner readers.
  • Includes owl facts, index and internet links to carefully selected websites.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 480L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

CEFR Level: A2

Author/Editor: Sarah Courtauld

Illustrator: Lorna Hussey


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