Killing Floor

Reacher was a soldier, and then he was in the military police. But now he is traveling the United States of America with nothing much to do. Then one morning, he is arrested – for murder! With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl is twelve years old and he is a clever and dangerous criminal. He discovers that fairies have gold – a lot of gold – and he wants some of it. But these fairies are not the fairies you read about in children’s books. They are not sweet and friendly. They have guns, and

The Scissor Man Caves

Zara and Joe go with their class to the Gerlock Caves. “There’s a story about the Gerlock Caves,” Zara tells her teacher. “There’s a man. He walks in those caves at night and throws scissors at people.” With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces

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

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) is the story of a boy in Missouri in the 1840s. Tom Sawyer’s parents are dead and he lives with his aunt in a small village next to the long Mississippi river. One night, Tom and his friend, Huckleberry Finn see Injun Joe kill Dr Robinson. “We can’t say

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

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Alec Leamas, a British spy, is worn out and ready to stop working. But his boss wants him to do one final job: to spread false information about an important man in East Germany. Can Alec end his career and finally come in from the cold? Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Charles Baskerville is dead. Did the hound of the Baskervilles kill him? Can Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson stop the hound from killing again? Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series

Private

Jack Morgan has a company called Private. Private helps people. Sometimes, Private helps the police, too. Now, Jack’s friend is dead. Private must find the killer. Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the