Unlocking the Universe

Unlocking the Universe takes us on a journey through space and time. It starts 13.8 billion years ago with the Big Bang, which led to the stars, the planets and our Solar System. Then it explores our Solar System and other solar systems – the ones we know, and others we have yet to find.

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon is a young gay boy who is at High School in America. He meets Blue on the school’s Tumblr, and they begin talking to each other. Simon knows that he is falling in love, but then another boy sees the emails and Simon has to come out. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language

David Copperfield

David Copperfield lives happily with his mother and his nurse, Peggotty. Then his mother marries Mr Murdstone, and he and his sister come to live with them. Suddenly everything changes . . . With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling

Far from the Madding Crowd

Bathsheba Everdene is young and beautiful. She has her own farm and she likes to do things her way. Three men are in love with her – a poor shepherd, a rich farmer and a soldier. Which man will she choose, and will he be the right one for her? With carefully adapted text, new

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Oskar Shell is a clever nine-year-old boy. When his father is killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th 2001, Oskar wants to learn the secret about a key that he discovers in his father’s closet. His search takes him on a journey through New York and into the lives of

Frankenstein

Victor Frankenstein wants to make his own creature from stolen body parts. But when the creature is finished, Frankenstein is shocked by his creation and runs away. Lonely and angry, the creature plans to kill his maker and all the people that Frankenstein loves. Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction,

The Night Manager

Jonathan Pine is the Night Manager of a hotel in Egypt. When he is shown some secret information, he passes it to a man in the British government. But things go wrong and the woman he loves dies. Pine is very angry and agrees to work with others to catch Roger Roper – the “worst

Freddie Mercury

This book tells the story of Freddie Mercury, one of the greatest rock stars of all time. Learn about his early years as a shy young boy from Zanzibar. Discover how he became the lead singer of one of the most famous rock bands in history, Queen. Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics,

Wuthering Heights

It is winter in Yorkshire, England. A man rides through the snow to visit a house called Wuthering Heights. While there, the man learns about Catherine, who lived in the house years before. Catherine’s story of love and sadness still affects the lives of those in the present. Penguin Readers is a series of popular

Doctor Who: Borrowed Time

Andrew Brown works at a big international bank. He makes lots of money every day, but he never has enough time. Now, he might have found a way to borrow some. But, instead of making his life easier, more time might just give him more problems. Maybe the time-travelling Doctor can help! Penguin Readers is