A kind king in a far off land has been hiding his ears from everyone in his kingdom – even his wife, the queen! He has horse’s ears on his head and he is afraid everyone will laugh if they find out… Until a magical violin changes everything! For Independent Reading at White Band 10, readers aged 5-7 years.
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, original 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.