Love Frankie

Fourteen-year-old Frankie has a difficult life. Her mother is ill, some children at her school are horrible to her, and she worries that she might be gay. Then, Frankie becomes friends with Sally. Frankie hates love stories, but she starts to love Sally. Does Sally feel the same way? With carefully adapted text, new illustrations,


Five-year-old Saroo gets on the wrong train in India and is taken thousands of miles to the city of Kolkata. After months of living on the streets, he is adopted by a family in Australia. Many years later, Saroo decides to try and find his Indian family. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise

Boys Don’t Cry

Seventeen-year-old Dante is waiting for his exam results. If they are good, he’ll go to university. But Dante’s plans have to change when he hears that he is the father of a baby girl. With the help of his father and brother, Dante must learn how to be a single father. With carefully adapted text,

The Story of Tracy Beaker

Ten-year-old Tracy Beaker lives in a children’s home. No one wants Tracy because she is very naughty. But one day, a writer, Cam, comes to the children’s home and changes Tracy’s life. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors