Reading Champion: The Farmer and the Ogre
Illustrated by Maxine Lee-Mackie
In this Scandinavian traditional tale, a greedy ogre demands the farmer's crops. Can the farmer think of a way to trick him?
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)
Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.
Fantastic stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.