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The Ghosts of Izieu (Penguin Readers, Level 3)

The young English girl Elise was spending her holidays in France. She was very annoyed by her father's new wife. She felt tedium in the hot and dusty French countryside. Elise's father wanted her to share his interest in the local history. But his daughter was not very excited by his enthusiastic ideas. Later she started to see children's ghosts from another time. Elise met a strange boy Stefan. This boy seemed to be very afraid of something in the town. One day she tried to hide from the heat in a cool local church and got into the past. There she found Jewish children who had been trying to hide from Gestapo. What can a little girl do to help the poor Jewish children escape from Gestapo? At the same time, Elise must stay alive.

Paperback. Pub Date :2008-05-08 Pages: 36 Language: English Publisher: Pearson Mr Bean doesnt understand the world There are problems for him everywhere In the restaurant. he doesnt like his food He tries to hide it in very... strange places. Then Mr Bean goes to the launderette. What happens He loses his trousers. of course!

Prince William (Penguin Readers, Level 1)

Prince William is rich, handsome and the future King of England! But in many ways he is also an ordinary teenage boy. This is the story of his life and tells you all about his school, his friends, the sports, music and fashion he likes, as well as interesting facts about the Royal Family and his mother, Princess Diana. With seven pages of full colour photographs, this is a wonderful way to learn more about the British Royal Family and in particular this shy, eighteen-year- old Prince.

The Locked Room and Other Stories (Penguin Readers, Level 4)

A tree full of enormous spiders; curtains like a dead man's hair; an old man with no heart - these are some of the things that readers will discover in these terrifying short stories. "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English. Originally designed for teaching English as a foreign language, the series' combination of high interest level and low reading age makes it suitable for both English-speaking teenagers with limited reading skills and students of English as a second language. Many titles in the series also provide access to the pre-20th century literature strands of the National Curriculum English Orders. "Penguin Readers" are graded at seven levels of difficulty, from "Easystarts" with a 200-word vocabulary, to Level 6 (Advanced) with a 3000-word vocabulary. In addition, titles fall into one of three sub-categories: "Contemporary", "Classics" or "Originals". At the end of each book there is a section of enjoyable exercises focusing on vocabulary building, comprehension, discussion and writing. Some titles in the series are available with an accompanying audio cassette, or in a book and cassette pack. Additionally, selected titles have free accompanying "Penguin Readers Factsheets" which provide stimulating exercise material for students, as well as suggestions for teachers on how to exploit the Readers in class.

Black Beauty (Penguin Readers, Level 2)

Black Beauty is a beautiful, gentle horse who works hard but this is not appreciated by some of his owners, who through meaness or just stupidity maltreat and abuse Black Beauty. A deeply moving tale which has become a children's classic.

As Time Goes By (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))

From sun-baked Morocco to wartime London, from New York to Prague, unforgettable characters like Rick, Ilsa, Louis and Sam are brought to life again. Set during the Second World War, the classic film Casablanca is one of the most romantic stories of all time and As Time Goes By continues the story. Play it again, Sam!

Crime Story Collection (Penguin Readers, Level 4)

Most of these stories are about murder. Murder of a stranger or a relative, murder in a quiet English town or in a crowded American city. It happens everywhere, it seems, for all kinds of reasons. In these stories by some of the finest modern crime writers in English, we see what can drive a person to murder - and that trying to catch them can be complicated and extremely dangerous!

Robin Hood (Penguin Readers, Level 2)

Robin Hood lived in Sherwood Forest. He robbed rich people and gave the money to the poor. He was clever, strong and brave and had many adventures. He fought against the greedy Sheriff of Nottingham and bad Prince John and defended the beautiful Lady Marian who loved him. Robin Hood is an English folk-hero and the stories about him are all supposed to be true!

Stargate (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))

This is a series of simplified stories, designed as an introduction to literature. The series offers classics, best-sellers, film-titles and original stories. Each book has extensive exercises, a detailed introduction and information about the syllabus. They are published at six levels: level 1 - beginner (300 words); level 2 - elementary (500 words); level 3 - pre-intermediate (1050 words); level 4 - intermediate ( 1650 words); level 5 - upper intermediate (2300 words); level 6 - advanced (3000 words). The series is designed to be suitable for students of English as a foreign language, for students of English as a second language and for reluctant readers.

Treasure Island (Penguin Readers, Level 2)

A young boy, Jim Hawkins, lives quietly by the sea with his mother and father. One day, Billy Bones comes to live with them and from that day on everything is different. Jim meets Long John Silver and they travel the seas to find Treasure Island. First published in 1883, this is one of the most famous adventure stories ever written in English. Recommended for younger learners.

The Wave (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))

This is a series of simplified stories, designed as an introduction to literature. The series offers classics, best-sellers, film-titles and original stories. Each book has extensive exercises, a detailed introduction and information about the syllabus. They are published at six levels: level 1 - beginner (300 words); level 2 - elementary (500 words); level 3 - pre-intermediate (1050 words); level 4 - intermediate ( 1650 words); level 5 - upper intermediate (2300 words); level 6 - advanced (3000 words). The series is designed to be suitable for students of English as a foreign language, for students of English as a second language and for reluctant readers.

Penguin Readers Level 4: The Canterville Ghost And Other Stories (Penguin Longman Penguin Readers) by Oscar Wilde (2000-11-06)

For three hundred years, the ghost of Canterville Chase frightened everybody in the house. Then, one day, an American family come to live there. The ghost tries hard to frighten them but he learns that this family is different. In the other stories Lord Arthur Savile has to commit murder before he can marry the lovely Sybil and we find out the secrets of the beautiful Lady Alroy. Classic short stories from Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900).

The Young King and Other Stories (Penguin Readers, Level 3)

Strange and wonderful things happen in the seven short stories in this book. Who is the Young King? Why is it always winter in The Giant's Garden? A book of fairytales, but one that will appeal to all ages. Oscar Wilde opens up a world of witches, mermaids and monsters but who all have very human feelings.

The Pelican Brief (Penguin Readers, Level 5)

When the Supreme Court's most liberal and most conservative justices are gunned down, law student Darby Shaw builds a case against a powerful suspect, whose threats send her underground.

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