Fieldmouse Books

Natalie Fieldhouse, Independent Usborne Organiser


The Emperor and the Nightingale

The Emperor and the Nightingale

First Reading Level 4
The Emperor and the Nightingale

  • The classic Hans Christian Andersen story retold with simple text for children just beginning to read.
  • The nightingale sings so sweetly that everyone loves to hear her song. But when the Emperor of China receives a new dazzling mechanical songbird made from gold and rubies, he has eyes for nothing else. What will become of the little nightingale now?
  • Colourfully illustrated by Graham Philpot.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Available as ebook with narration in British English (only on tablets that support audio).

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 520L

Book Band: 7 - Turquoise

CEFR Level: A2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746078877
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rosie Dickins

Illustrator: Graham Philpot

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.