The Magic Melon (First Reading level Two)
Ages: 3 - 5 yrs
This is a lively retelling of an old Chinese tale. Lee is too lazy to grow any food, so he gets very hungry. Then he plants a magic melon - but things don't go as planned...Easy-to-read text is brought to life with delightful illustrations, and there are fun comprehension puzzles to try after the story. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a Principal Lecturer in Education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. Every title in this series features clear and compelling text accompanied by highly appealing illustrations. It is designed to motivate children as they learn to read.