Kids' Books Online

Philippa Lyall, Independent Usborne Organiser

Stone Soup

English Learner's Editions 1: Elementary
Stone Soup

  • A traditional folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures.
  • When a traveller comes to town he claims to be able to make a wonderful soup from only water and a stone. But he still needs a few ingredients...
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.
  • Also available as an ebook with narration in British English (on tablets that support audio).

Hardback with CD - English Learner's Edition:

£6.99 Add to basket

Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 140L

Book Band: 6 - Orange

CEFR Level: A1

Hardback with CD - English Learner's Edition:
ISBN: 9781409533245
32 pages
198 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Lesley Sims

Illustrator: Georgien Overwater

Press reviews

The traditional folktale of an old man who tricks an old woman into believing he can make soup from a stone is retold here as part of the excellent value Usborne First Reading series. Quality paper, lively illustrations, short sentences, speech bubbles and simple text recreate the story in a very accessible and attractive hardback format.
Leicestershire County Council recommended Key Stage 1 Fiction Books