Sleeping Beauty: From the classic fairy tale. When the Queen’s longed-for baby is born, the King invites seven fairies to the party in celebration. However, he fails to invite one malevolent fairy, and when the princess is sixteen years old, she hurts her hand on a spindle and falls asleep for a hundred years.With fun activities after the story, and online audio in both British English and American English.
Rapunzel: From the classic tale by the Brothers Grimm. “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your long hair!” A witch keeps Rapunzel in a tall tower without a door or stairs – but she isn’t the only one visiting the lovely girl. With fun activities after the story, and online audio in both British English and American English.
Beauty and the Beast: One of the best-loved fairy tales. Beauty goes to the Beast’s castle in order to save her father’s life and help her family. The Beast is kind to her, but when he asks her to marry him, she can’t bring herself to say yes. Then Beauty returns home and dreams that the Beast is dying. Can she save him? The Usborne English Readers series is a new range of graded readers in simplified English for younger learners. They include activities, glossaries and a full audio recording of the text in both British English and American English.
Snow White: From the classic tale by the Brothers Grimm. When Snow White’s mother dies, her father marries a vain and cruel Queen. When the Queen’s mirror says that Snow White is the fairest, she escapes into the forest and is rescued by seven dwarfs… but what if the Queen hears that Snow White is still alive?
Cinderella: “From the classic fairy tale. Cinderella’s stepmother and stepsisters won’t let her go to the Prince’s ball. Her fairy godmother appears and transforms her rags into a magnificent balldress. The Prince falls in love with the stranger, but she disappears at midnight, leaving one glass slipper behind.