The Tortoise and the Eagle is a part of our Usborne First Reading collection. This series has been written with the help of language and reading experts to suit the needs of beginner level readers. The stories feature either original stories or classic tales and rhymes. Written in a simple, captivating tone, the narrative is sure to delight your little ones. It also comes paired with gorgeous illustrations, so as to make the process even more enriching for children.
This book is based on an Aesop’s fable, with simpler texts to suit early readers. Tortoise leads an apparently relaxed life in the forest. He has a gorgeous, sturdy log to lean on, tasty apples and a mighty shell on his back. Yet, he is not happy or satisfied. He is jealous of the Eagle flying in the sky. Every day he sees it flying around with its shiny, golden wings spread between the clouds. So, one fine day, Tortoise decides to give flying a try. Will he be able to succeed at his venture? Find out how the story unfolds in The Tortoise and the Eagle.
Additionally, these books also contain either character charts or maps. These elements make the reading experience easier for kids. They can follow the storyline without difficulty and gain confidence while reading.
If you’re looking for engaging story books for beginner readers, then you must give this book a try. Order today!
The Tortoise and the Eagle – Level 2
Aesop’s classic fable retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures. Tortoise is jealous of Eagle. He wants to fly too. So he decides to try… Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.
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