Beetle is in trouble. He has been summoned by the queen to find her gold ring, which is lost. She has heard that he has magical powers for finding things. He is frightened about what she will do to him when she discovers he is a fraud. Beetle is a retelling of a Russian folktale. It is engaging and funny. But at a deeper level Beetle is about problem solving and honesty.
|Series||Deep End: Levelled Reading|
|Text Type||Folk tale (Russian)|
|Reading Level||Year 03|