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Young Reading Series 1

Stories of magic ponies

  • Three original stories for children who have just started reading on their own.
  • The rainbow-coloured ponies on Pony Island are full of magic - but Star, Moonbeam and Bluebell discover that magic isn’t always as easy as it seems.
  • Gorgeously illustrated by Jana Costa.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

"irresistible for children learning to read"
Child Education Plus

Hardback with ribbon marker
Price: $7.95 | Product Code: 078365





48 pages


196 x 130mm


Susanna Davidson


Jana Costa


Reader reviews

magic ponies

I read this book at school. I am 10 yrs old and usually read big, thick books. But I so luv ponies so I read it. I found it fun and hilarious and I would SO recommend it 2 u!

rapidreader!, 26 November 2009

Press & blog reviews

The Usborne Young Reading Program has a lovely selection of classic tales adapted for younger readers. Graded in seven levels, these have just enough stretch in them and yet are not too overwhelming.

The Irish Sunday Independent

Usborne's award winning range of children's books now includes a vibrant Reading Programme, featuring over 200 brilliant titles that supplement National Curriculum levels 1C to 4A. Bright full-cover illustrations combine with lively text to make these colourful hardback fact and fiction books irresistible for children learning to read, and will help capture their imagination and build confidence as they move from one level to the next.

Child Education Plus - top teaching resources to support the curriculum

Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme. Seven steps take beginners from simply written folk stories told in 150 words through to lovers of classic and original stories and histories, biographies and classics told in 5,000 words. Colour coded for ease of use and presented in a beautiful hardback, every story is well-written and attractively illustrated in full colour by leading artists.

Julia Eccleshare

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