Usborne First Reading: How the Whale Got His Throat

by Anna Milbourne (author) and John Joven (illustrator)

Suitable for 5 - 7 years

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Look at the whale, with his strange ridged throat. How did he get to be this way? Find out in Rudyard Kipling’s classic animal fable, simply retold for lucky little readers. Take a voyage on the ocean waves to meet a greedy whale who gobbles up more than he can swallow… You’ll love this surprising story, with its bright and beautiful pictures. The perfect way to get reading – just so!

  • A short retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s classic animal story
  • Rewritten in simple, vivid language that builds literacy skills
  • From Level 1 of the best-loved Usborne First Reading series
  • Beautifully produced hardback reader with colour pictures
  • Perfect for first solo reading or for sharing with an adult
  • Entertaining puzzles at the end to check comprehension

Product Details


Usborne First Reading






Usborne Publishing Ltd

Date published

March 3rd, 2016

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  • 32 pages


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