King Lear splits his kingdom between his daughters but when his favourite, Cordelia, is too honest with him she is banished. Her two sisters gain the kingdom and their greed leads to their destruction. Meanwhile the Earl of Gloucester's youngest son, Edmund, tricks his father into thinking his eldest son, Edgar, is trying to kill him, which leads ultimately to destruction.
Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools
Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence
Suitable for children age 10-11 (Year 6)
Book band: Red B
Phonics phase: n/a.