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Stone Soup

First Reading Level 2
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 ebook with narration in British English (only on tablets that support audio).

Hardback with ribbon marker:

$9.95 Add to basket

Extra information

Age: 4+

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746096635
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

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.

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