Lynne Benton - The Princess and the Dragon - Hachette Children's Group

The Princess and the Dragon

By Lynne Benton

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

Fun stories of under 50 words for emergent readers.

The princess has a very unusual best friend ... a fire-breathing dragon! A Prince passing by stops to rescue the princess but soon realises he is not needed!

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 beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445132600
  • Publication date: 09 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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