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TreeTops Myths and Legends

Well-loved folk and traditional tales from around the world

Introduce your junior readers to the power of these stories through their classic plots and compelling characters, in a collection of fabulous tales which have stood the test of time. 

These accessible retellings offer the perfect way in to understanding these age-old fables - making them perfectly matched to the new National Curriculum too.

  • Expertly levelled using our unique Oxford Assessment & Levelling system which enables you to continually assess every child and make sure they have the right book for them
  • Includes 24 tales from around the world, including China, Iraq and New Zealand
  • Rich stories encourage awareness of different cultures and are perfect for encouraging talk, drama and writing
  • Full of thrilling themes, incredible characters and stunning artwork

Series contains:

  • 24 myths and legends (Oxford Levels 10 to 17)
  • Teaching notes for each book on Oxford Owl
  • Titles include: The Legend of Robin Hood, Dragon Tales and Tales from
    the Underworld
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  • "This genre is a perfect tool to develop the children's awareness of other cultures. As I was reading them I was conjuring up activities that you could do with the children, to support writing."

    Literacy Co-ordinator, Leckhampton Primary School, Cheltenham

Also available on the Oxford Owl eBook Library

Oxford Owl eBook Library

Oxford Owl eBook Library

Selected titles from this series are available on the Oxford Owl eBook Library, a new subscription giving you a total of up to 550 eBooks across the whole school. This eBook library is perfect for use in the classroom or to share books with children to read at home.