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Lisa Colley, Independent Usborne Organiser


The Lion and the Mouse

The Lion and the Mouse

First Reading Level 1
The Lion and the Mouse

  • Aesop’s charming fable retold for beginner readers to tackle with very light support.
  • It’s tough in the wild, whether you’re a tiny mouse or a big, scary lion. But friends can be found in the strangest of places.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 420L

Book Band: 5 - Green

CEFR Level: A1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746096604
32 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Frank Endersby

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

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.