The Peach Boy, Hardback


This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, based on a tale from Japanese folklore.

It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. When Momotaro was found as a baby in a giant peach everyone knew he was destined for great things.

But when he grows up to become a brave warrior, he must journey to Ogre Island to reclaim his village's lost possessions.

This title is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

It features a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48 pages, full colour illustrations throughout
  • Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Traditional
  • ISBN: 9780746096659



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