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Stories of mermaids

Young Reading Series 1
Stories of mermaids

  • Three original mermaid tales for children who are just beginning to learn how to read.
  • Meet a scheming mermaid lurking to sabotage the Great Seahorse Race, a mermaid on a journey to the spooky Pirates' Graveyard and a mermaid who just loves to dance!
  • Delicately illustrated by Desideria Guicciardini.
  • Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 610L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746080658
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Desideria Guicciardini

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

Press reviews

A collection of three stories, each of which gives a cheery insight into the lives of mermaids... These mermaids could be little girls anywhere the world over.
The Guardian

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.