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

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

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

Animal Farm

Animal Farm tells the story of a rebellion and how it goes wrong. The animals’ lives on the farm are terrible – there is not enough food, the work is hard, and animals are dying. One day, the animals kick out the farmer and start to run the farm. Soon, a group of animals –

Plastic

We all use a lot of plastic every day. It is cheap and strong, and plastic things last. But where does plastic come from? And what can we do to recycle all the plastic in our world? Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction written for learners of