Based on the traditional fairy tale "Chicken Licken", this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Chicken Licken thinks the sky is falling down, so he sets off to tell the king. What will happen to him and his friends Henny Penny, Turkey Lurkey and Goosey Loosey? Part of the Ladybird "First Favourite Tales" series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this hardback book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. It is ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.
"Read it Yourself" is a learning to read series of classic, traditional stories with four levels of difficulty to suit the stage your child is at with reading. Written in a simple way for young readers, they will build their confidence in learning to read as they progress through each level. Familiar fairytales and exciting stories will amuse children and encourage them to progress further with this series and become confident readers. Each book in the Read it yourself with Ladybird series is carefully structured to include many everyday words that are vital for first reading/beginner readers. They also contain clear, beautiful pictures for extra support and interest. Extra puzzle questions at the end of each book further help with comprehension. This Read it yourself version of "Chicken Licken" is a level 2 title and so suitable for children who can read short, simple sentences with help. The story is told simply, with frequent repetition of the main story words and phrases. Trust Ladybird to help your child learn to read and become a confident reader.
This beautiful hardback Ladybird edition of "Chicken Licken" is a perfect first illustrated introduction to this classic fairy tale for young readers from 3+. The tale is sensitively retold, following Chicken Licken and his friends as they go to tell the king the sky is falling down. Other exciting titles in the "Ladybird Tales" series include "The Three Billy Goats Gruff", "Cinderella", "The Three Little Pigs", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Goldilocks and the Three Little Pigs", "The Gingerbread Man", "Hansel and Gretel", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Sleeping Beauty", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", "Rapunzel", "The Magic Porridge Pot", "The Enormous Turnip", "Puss in Boots", "The Elves and the Shoemaker", "The Big Pancake", "Dick Whittington", "The Princess and the Frog", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Little Red Hen". "Ladybird Tales" are based on the original Ladybird retellings, with beautiful pictures of the kind children like best - full of richness and detail. Children have always loved, and will always remember, these classic fairy tales and sharing them together is an experience to treasure. Ladybird has published fairy tales for over forty-five years, bringing the magic of traditional stories to each new generation of children.