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The Magic Melon

First Reading Level 2
The Magic Melon

  • Lee is too lazy to grow any food, so he gets very hungry. Then he plants a magic melon – but things don’t go as planned...
  • A lively retelling of an old Chinese tale specially written for beginner readers ready to tackle more complicated storylines and sentence structures.
  • Includes fun puzzles to complete after the story.
  • Developed in consultation with reading specialists from Roehampton University.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

£4.99 Out of stock

Extra information

Key Stage: EYFS; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 400L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9781409535850
32 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Retold by Rosie Dickins

Illustrator: Sara Rojo


  • 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.