The Queen's Pirate

The Queen's Pirate

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This is a new title in "Young Reading Series Three", which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. It tells the life story of the famous Elizabethan captain Francis Drake, from his humble beginnings to fame and fortune sailing the high seas and defeating the Spanish Armada. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It is beautifully produced hardback with ribbon more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 134 x 198 x 12mm | 1,120.37g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour illustrations throughout
  • 0746086997
  • 9780746086995
  • 207,185

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'Irresistible for children learning to read' - Child Education Plus; '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; 'Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme' - Julia Eccleshareshow more