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Lisa Colley, Independent Usborne Organiser


The Fox and the Crow

First Reading Level 1
The Fox and the Crow

  • A lively retelling of Aesop's fable about not always believing the nice things people say.
  • First Reading Level 1 are real books for beginner readers to tackle with very light support.
  • Featuring the delightful illustrations of Rocio Martinez.
  • Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: EYFS/KS1; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 260L

Book Band: 5 - Green

CEFR Level: A1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746085301
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Rocio Martinez

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon has lived in England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain, and worked as an English teacher, translator and tour manager before joining Usborne. Over the years, she has edited Usborne books in English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Welsh. She has worked extensively on books for beginner readers, such as Usborne Very First Reading, and developed the Usborne English Readers series for young English language learners. She has also worked on the Usborne Foundation’s popular phonics game, Teach your Monster to Read.

Mairi Mackinnon

Press reviews

For every parent, child and teacher weary of the monotony of the average reading scheme, Usborne’s First Reading series will offer rays of sunlight. The books are carefully levelled and offer a huge variety of accessible and fun, fiction and non-fiction.
Tamara Linke (Proprietor, Tales on Moon Lane Bookshop)

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.