This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When young Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold, he travels to the big city to seek his fortune. Things don't quite turn out as he'd hoped, but can a kind man and a cat solve all Dick's problems? It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It is a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.