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The runaway princess

Young Reading Series 1
The runaway princess

  • A beautiful retelling of the classic French fairytale based on Cinderella, specially written for children just beginning to read.
  • Princess Anna doesn’t want to get married, so she runs away, disguised under a donkeyskin cloak. Where will she go and can she make her own happy ending?
  • Accompanied by enchanting illustrations on every page.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, developed in conjunction with reading experts at Roehampton University.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 570L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

BIC: B3N79

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9781409535928
48 pages
196 x 130 mm

Author/Editor: Rosie Dickins

Illustrator: Elodie Coudray

Press reviews

A really pretty little book which will delight fans of traditional tales and their parents who might be in need of something new!
Library Mice blog


  • Usborne Reading Programme
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