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How Bear Lost His Tail

How Bear Lost His Tail

First Reading Level 2
How Bear Lost His Tail

  • A Native American folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle more complicated storylines and sentence structures.
  • All the animals in the forest admire Bear’s tail, but Bear thinks it is a nuisance...
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • Includes fun puzzles to try after the story.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: EYFS; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 470L

Book Band: 6 - Orange

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9781409535973
32 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Lucy Bowman

Illustrator: Ciaran Duffey


  • 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.