French Spider Man climbs a tall building – level 1
A man from France likes to climb. People name him the French Spider Man. He likes to climb on the outside of buildings. He likes to climb on tall buildings.
He climbs up the world’s tallest building. It is in Dubai. He does this in 2011.
He is in Dubai again. He climbs another building. It is 75 storeys high. It is 307 metres tall. The climb takes him 70 minutes.
His climb is dangerous. He does not use a rope. He puts sticky things on his fingers. These things help him climb.
Difficult words: climb (to move up by using your arms and legs), storey (a floor in a building), sticky (when something does not come off easily).
What do you think about the French Spider Man?
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