Best Books for Children

Kate L'argent, Independent Usborne Organiser


Stories of pirates

Young Reading Series 1
Stories of pirates

  • Three original high-seas stories for children just beginning to read.
  • Find out if Charlie can get rid of his pesky parrot and Molly can escape the clutches of the sneaky Captain Spike in these swashbuckling stories.
  • Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Also available with an audio CD with a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

£5.99 Add to basket

Hardback and CD:

£6.99 Add to basket

Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 610L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746080962
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Hardback and CD:
ISBN: 9780746080146
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

Russell Punter

Extras

  • 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.