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    • ISBN:9781445165127
    • Publication date:12 Dec 2019
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King Midas

By Damian Harvey
Illustrated by Sonya Abby Soekarno

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This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

In this retelling of the Greek myth, King Midas learns what true value means when his greed robs him of everything that he holds most dear.

This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

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  • ISBN: 9781445165110
  • Publication date: 14 Mar 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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