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Books by Mary Sebag-Montefiore

  • Dracula

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: BZJMZ
    Hardback
    Jonathan Harker narrowly escapes with his life from the Transylvanian castle of evil vampire Count Dracula. But his nightmare is far from over. Back in England, Jonathan and his friends soon find themselves battling against the vilest vampire in the world.
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  • Les Miserables

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: BPIUC
    Hardback
    Victor Hugo's epic classic, set in 19th century France, retold in just 64 pages. First published in 1862, Les Miserables is one of the most famous books in the world thanks in part to various film and musical adaptations. This simple but dramatic retelling, with engaging illustrations, makes the novel accessible for readers young and old.
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  • Jane Eyre

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APORV
    Hardback 4 years +
    A dramatic adaptation of the much-loved classic by Charlotte Bronte, with atmospheric illustrations by Alan Marks. It is the compelling story of Jane Eyre and the mysterious Mr. Rochester, sensitively retold for younger readers. It is part of Usborne's popular "Young Reading" series, developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer at the University of Roehampton. This book is in "Series Three", for confident readers.
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  • Wuthering Heights

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APOKX
    Hardback 7 years +
    This is a new title in "Young Reading, Series Three". It is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. It tells the doomed love story of Cathy and Heathcliffe as seen through the eyes of a neighbor, Mr Lockwood, and the old nurse, Nelly Dean. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is Principal Lecturer in Education from Roehampton University and an early reading specialist. It is a beautifully produced hardback with ribbon marker.
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  • Little Dorrit

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APOGV
    Hardback 7 years +
    The classic story by Charles Dickens retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Amy Dorrit grows up in Marshalsea Prison, where her father is imprisoned for debt. But in this classic tale of poverty and wealth, sacrifice and greed, fortunes can change in a moment - even Little Dorrit's. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • Don Quixote

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APOGU
    Hardback 5 years +
    The classic story of misadventure by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Don Quixote thinks he's a knight, just like in the days of old - he even has a squire. Of course, these days, there are no dragons to fight, but a thing like that doesn't stop him, as he drags his squire on one madcap adventure after another...Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • A Tale of Two Cities

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APOBH
    Hardback 7 years +
    The classic story by Charles Dickens retold as part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Set during the French Revolution, the lives of Charles Darnay and his family are changed forever as the drama unfolds. It comes with internet links to find out more about the life and times of Charles Dickens.
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  • David Copperfield

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APNUZ
    Hardback 7 years +
    The dramatic story of a young boy's escape from an unhappy childhood into the adventures of an adult life, full of unforgettable characters from the cruel Mr Mudstone, the formidable Aunt Betsey and worm-like Uriah Heap. Specially rewritten as part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, aimed at children growing in reading ability and confidence.
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  • Oliver Twist

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APNOR
    Hardback 5 years +
    Oliver grows up in an orphanage, and when he dares to ask for more is cast out into a world of colourful characters in which he will have to keep his wits about him and pick a pocket or two to survive. A retelling of the classic Charles Dickens story for children growing in their reading confidence and ability. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
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  • Heidi

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: APNKO
    Hardback 5 years +
    Johanna Spyri's Heidi is beautifully retold, following the exploits of the orphaned girl sent to live in the Alps with her grumpy grandfather. Part of Series 2 of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, specially written for readers growing in confidence, with clear, engaging text and stunning original illustrations. Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
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  • War and Peace

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: ANDXJ
    Hardback 11 years +
    Leo Tolstoy's epic Russian classic, retold in just 64 pages. First published in 1869, this novel is one of the most famous books in the world, and this simple but atmospheric retelling now makes it accessible for young readers. Set in Russia following the French invasion of Russia in 1812, as the Tsarist regime is succeeded by the Napoleonic era.
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  • Anne of Green Gables

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: AINRU
    Hardback 7 years +
    This is the classic story by L.M. Montgomery retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. The Cuthberts of Green Gables asked for a boy from the orphanage to help them out around the farm, so they are rather surprised when a talkative, red-headed little girl steps off the train to meet them. It is part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • Oliver Twist

    Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    Product Code: ADPEC
    Other 6 years +
    This is a retelling of the classic Charles Dickens' story for children growing in their reading confidence and ability. It is part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts from Roehampton University. The audio CD includes a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.
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