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The Tempest

Summary

Young Reading Series 2
The Tempest

  • Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability.
  • Prospero and his daughter Miranda are stranded on a lonely desert island when a magical storm washes a royal ship ashore. Prospero finally has the chance to right old wrongs but can he conjure up a happy ending?
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • With links to recommended websites for children to find out more about Shakespeare and the play.
“irresistible for children learning to read”
Child Education Plus

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Key Stage: KS1/2 E; Age 5+ (info)

Lexile Measure: 540L (info)

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9781409506720
64 pages
198 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rosie Dickins

Illustrator: Christa Unzner


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Press & Blog Reviews

The Usborne Young Reading Program has a lovely selection of classic tales adapted for younger readers. Graded in seven levels, these have just enough stretch in them and yet are not too overwhelming.
The Irish Sunday Independent
Usborne's award winning range of children's books now includes a vibrant Reading Programme, featuring over 200 brilliant titles that supplement National Curriculum levels 1C to 4A. Bright full-cover illustrations combine with lively text to make these colourful hardback fact and fiction books irresistible for children learning to read, and will help capture their imagination and build confidence as they move from one level to the next.
Child Education Plus - top teaching resources to support the curriculum
Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme. Seven steps take beginners from simply written folk stories told in 150 words through to lovers of classic and original stories and histories, biographies and classics told in 5,000 words. Colour-coded for ease of use, and presented in a beautiful hardback, every story is well-written and attractively illustrated in full colour by leading artists.
Julia Eccleshare

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