The Mouse’s Wedding

The delightful story of a family of mice, searching for the perfect husband for their daughter. Father Mouse and Mother Mouse always want the best for their daughter, including the best possible husband… but Father Mouse has some rather grand and impractical ideas. Will Molly Mouse end up with the husband she really wants? With […]

Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow (English Reader)

Robin Hood steals from the rich to give to the poor… and the rich aren’t happy about it. The Sheriff of Nottingham has a plan to trick Robin – but Robin has a plan of his own. Includes a word list, 5 pages of activities and free online audio (British English and American English).

The Firebird

One of the most popular Russian folktales, retold for young readers. Who is stealing golden apples from the King’s magical orchard? Prince Ivan sets out to find the thief; a journey on which he’s helped by Silver Wolf to trace first the Firebird, then the winged Horse of Power, then the princess Marya, held captive […]

The Magic Porrige Pot

An engaging retelling of the well-loved European folktale for young English language learners, charmingly illustrated. From the story by the Brothers Grimm. Katie is a kind girl, so kind that she would give her own scarce food to the animals and the birds. When walking through the forest one day, she shares her bread and […]

English Readers: The Magic Porridge Pot

An engaging retelling of the well-loved European folktale for young English language learners, charmingly illustrated. From the story by the Brothers Grimm. Katie is a kind girl, so kind that she would give her own scarce food to the animals and the birds. When walking through the forest one day, she shares her bread and […]

Macbeth

A gripping, highly accessible version for young English language learners of one of Shakespeare’s most powerful tragedies, with superbly atmospheric illustrations. How does Macbeth turn so quickly from trusted military commander to murderous traitor? This compelling version brings readers into the heart of Shakespeare’s drama, and includes carefully chosen quotations from the play itself. With […]

The Enormous Turnip

A popular European folktale retold for young English language learners, with bright, appealing illustrations packed with detail. Sara loves visiting her grandparents and helping in her grandmother’s magnificent kitchen garden. When Grandmother tries to harvest one prodigiously huge turnip, she needs all the help she can get… A delightful cumulative story, originally from Russia. With […]

The Hare and the Tortoise

A lively retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable for young English language learners, beautifully illustrated and full of character and humour. ‘Hello, I’m new here!’ says Hare to slow, quiet old Tortoise. Hare talks very fast, and likes to run and jump, and before Tortoise can think twice, he has agreed to an impossible race. […]