When Helen, the beautiful wife of King Menelaus, runs away to Troy, it sparks a siege that rages for ten years. Can the King’s army ever break into Troy and bring Helen back? Just when the task seems impossible, clever Odysseus has an idea… Read with Usborne has been developed with the help of reading experts to support and motivate children in the early stages of reading. Clear, carefully leveled text and appealing illustrations help children progress and grow in confidence.
Series: Read with Usborne Level 3
Several stories on a theme, or one longer story in chapters. Typically 1,000-1,600 words over 48 pages, with slightly longer and more complex sentences, and longer paragraphs.