The 40 titles included in this brand new collection are designed to help children grow as readers.
It includes a broad range of story styles, with readable text and fully illustrated pages, to encourage readers to find the themes they enjoy most and also try something different from time to time.
The first 25 books are taken from Usborne Young Reading Series Two, many of which are adapted classics for children to discover:
Twelfth Night | East of the Sun, West of the Moon | Aesop’s Fables | The Enchanted Castle | The Canterville Ghost | The Firebird | Robin Hood | The Phantom of the Opera | Robinson Crusoe | Gulliver’s Travels | A Little Princess | The Prince and the Pauper | The Midnight Ghosts | The Magical Book | The Incredible Present | The Amazing Adventures of Ulysses | Hercules the World’s Strongest Man | The Shocking Story of Electricity | Jason and the Golden Fleece | The Story of Flying | The Fairground Ghost | Mystery Mansion | The Story of the Olympics | Treasure Island | The Story of Cars
The next 15 books are taken from Usborne Young Reading Series Three, which include longer adaptations to develop readers’ stamina:
William Shakespeare | The Odyssey | Frankenstein | Anne Frank | Oliver Twist | The Three Musketeers | Pompeii | Little Women | Stories of Vampires | Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde | White Fang | Jane Eyre | Pride and Prejudice | Othello | The Count of Monte Cristo