The Peach Boy Hardback
by Alex Frith
Illustrated by Kelly Murphy
Part of the Usborne First Reading series
This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, based on a tale from Japanese folklore.
It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. When Momotaro was found as a baby in a giant peach everyone knew he was destined for great things.
But when he grows up to become a brave warrior, he must journey to Ogre Island to reclaim his village's lost possessions.
This title is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
It features a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 48 pages, full colour illustrations throughout
- Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 16/06/2009
- Category: Traditional
- ISBN: 9780746096659