The favourite children’s stories and fairy tales in the I Can Read series are specially written for the early and beginner reader. They are written to help young children on their first step to independent reading. All the titles in I Can Read Level 1 series consist of simple texts using approximately 200 easy and commonly used words. The words are repeated often to facilitate word recognition. The sentence structure is kept simple to encourage children to read independently. The colourful illustrations, which match the text closely, will help children to predict the story line.