The Golden Carpet, Hardback Book

The Golden Carpet Hardback

Illustrated by Alida Massari

Part of the Usborne First Reading, Level Four series



A prince convinces a peasant girl to marry him by learning to weave carpets.

The couple rule as king and queen until a wicked magician kidnaps the king, forcing him to be his slave and weave carpets for the magician to sell.

In order to escape, the king finds an ingenious way of getting a message to his wife.

It is a traditional folktale from Armenia. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, which includes over 250 titles across seven levels - all developed in conjunction with reading experts at Roehampton University.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48 pages, full colour illustrations throughout
  • Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Traditional
  • ISBN: 9781409536024



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