Ballet Shoes

Sisters Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil do not have parents, but they have a very kind uncle. The sisters learn to dance, act and sing at a dancing school. But soon they have no money. What will happen to them? With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin

The One Memory of Flora Banks

Seventeen-year-old Flora Banks has an illness and can’t remember anything for very long. She writes notes to herself to help her remember things. But one day, Flora kisses a boy and she remembers it. Flora must find the boy who kissed her and learn why she still has that one memory. With carefully adapted text,

How High The Moon

Ella lives in a small, Southern town in the 1940s. In the USA at this time, black people are treated badly by white people. Ella’s mother lives in Boston, but Ella does not know who her father is. When Ella visits her mother, she learns more about herself and the world. With carefully adapted text,

BBC Dynasties: Wolves

In 2018, the BBC filmed a family of painted wolves in Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. Sometimes life is good, and sometimes it is difficult. It is the same for painted wolves, and for all animal families. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series

Mrs Dalloway

On a June morning in 1923, Clarissa Dalloway is preparing for a party she is giving that evening. As she walks through London, her thoughts are of the past and her choice of husband. At the same time, and also in London, Septimus Smith is being driven mad by shell shock. At the party that

The Phantom of the Opera

The phantom lives under the opera house in Paris, and he does bad things. He loves Christine, but she saw his face. Now she can never leave him. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction.

Amazing Muslims Who Changed the World

The are many famous Muslims in this book – for example, Malala Yousafzai, Sir Mo Farah and Muhammad Ali. But there are many more Muslim people who have changed our world. From pirate queens and athletes to warriors and mathematicians, this book is about some of these amazing Muslims. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations,

The Extraordinary Life of Rosa Parks

One day, Rosa Parks got on a bus and did not give her seat to a white person. This helped to change the lives of black people in America. This is Rosa’s extraordinary story. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾

Adrian Mole is a 13-year-old boy. Adrian writes a diary about his school, his family and, of course, love. “There’s a new girl in our class . . . I think I might love her. I am 13 ¾ years old, so I’m old enough for love!” With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise

Ghost Stories

A strange whistle, a dangerous curse, a buried crown and a hotel without a room 13. Don’t read these four frightening ghost stories by M.R. James late at night! With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content.