Leon Read - George the Knight - Hachette Children's Group

George the Knight

By Leon Read
Illustrated by Clare Elsom

  • Paperback
  • £3.99

First stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for emergent readers.

George really wants to be a knight, but first he must find a sword... and a shield... and a horse!
The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.

A word list at the start of the book allows you to check the child's ability to decode and understand each word before reading, providing a fully supported first reading experience. And a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.

Biographical Notes

Leon Read has written several books and short stories for children and is always coming up with wacky ideas for new ones. He lives in the three counties with his wife and son, who is desperate for him to write a book about Emergency Rescue Dinosaurs.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780749693923
  • Publication date: 13 Jan 2011
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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