When Helen, the beautiful wife of king Menelaus, runs away to Troy, it sparks a siege that rages for ten years. Can the King’s army ever break into Troy and bring Helen back? Just when the task seems impossible, clever Odysseus has an idea…
The Wooden Horse is in Series One of Usborne Young Reading, which combines good stories with easy reading text. Usborne Young Reading has been developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer and reading specialist at the University of Roehampton.
Series One is for readers who have just started reading alone.