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Pinocchio

Summary

Young Reading Series 2
Pinocchio

  • Beautifully illustrated retelling of this delightful children's classic told for children growing in reading confidence and ability.
  • Only good puppets become real boys but, try as he might, Pinocchio just can’t stay out of trouble. Is Pinocchio doomed to be wooden forever?
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • The audio CD includes a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.
“irresistible for children learning to read”
Child Education Plus


Hardback with CD
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Hardback with ribbon marker
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Information

Age: 5+

Key Stage: KS1 E (info)

Lexile Measure: 550L (info)

Book Band: 11 - Lime

Hardback with CD:
ISBN: 9780746089040
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746063323
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: From the story by Carlo Collodi retold by Katie Daynes

Illustrator: Mauro Evangelista


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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

Extras

  • Pinocchio with DVD
    Pinocchio is also available with a DVD that brings the story to life screen with lively music, dramatic sound effects and superbly characterized readings.
  • 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.
  • Watch Keith Allen read from Pinocchio
    Actor Keith Allen reads from one of his favourite stories, 'Pinocchio', originally written by Carlo Collodi. Recorded for 'My Life In Books' on BBC2.

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