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 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

Boy In The Tower

Ade lives in a tower block in London. One day, something bad happens to Ade’s mum. After that, she stays in her bedroom all the time and sleeps. Then buildings start falling down in the night, and there are strange plants on the street. What will happen to Ade and his friend Gaia? With carefully

Mulan and Other Tales of Heroes

These four stories are very old and many of them are about special people or animals. Is your favourite hero in this book? With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language practise activities, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking

Climate Rebels

Most people know about Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough. But there are many other climate rebels around the world. They are not as famous, but they work very hard. This book is about some of these amazing people. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series

Anne of Green Gables

Eleven-year-old Anne has no parents, and she goes to live with Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert on their farm, Green Gables. Anne is an intelligent girl, but sometimes she talks too much and makes mistakes! With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to

The Extraordinary Life of Anne Frank

Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis in the Second World War. Anne wrote a diary of that time, and later it became very famous. This is the story of Anne’s short life. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners

Sundiata the Lion King and Other Royal Tales

The people in these four stories come from different places. But they have many of the same hopes and problems. They have to be brave, and they often have to fight for their family or kingdom. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language

BBC Dynasties: Penguins

In 2018, the BBC filmed the emperor penguins in Antarctica. Sometimes life is good, and sometimes it is difficult. It is the same for emperor penguins, and for all animal families. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

“Someone killed Huckleberry Finn.” Everyone in the village of St. Petersburg will tell you this, but Huck Finn is not dead. He ran away. Now he is traveling down the great Mississippi river. Come with him on his adventures and meet many new people. Some of them are good, but some of them are very