Kids Readers

Pearson English Kids Readers will delight young learners with their colourful illustrations, unforgettable characters and engaging stories - all presented in accessible English with activities.

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    More than 1.2 million plant and animal species live on Earth. There are dry deserts, icy deserts, rainforests, grasslands, mountains and oceans. All amazing habitats for life on this planet. But the climate is changing… Find out the things YOU can do to help protect our planet.

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    The town is busy today. Swish-swash! Beep! Beep! Wooo! Wooo! Ring! Ring! Two wheels, four wheels, six or eight? Is it a car, a bicycle, or a bus?

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    Emma loves her neighborhood. There is a park. There are stores and a market. Where does she go every day?

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    Shaun the Sheep and his friends go to their favourite tree. Some sheep climb up it, some play on the swings, and other sheep dance and make music. They are having a party in the tree.
    But it is a very cold morning and the farmer wants to cut down the tree for firewood!
    Can Shaun and his friends stop the farmer and save the tree?

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    Wallace and his dog Gromit have a new business - a bakery. When Wallace meets Piella Bakewell, the Bake-o-lite girl, he quickly falls in love. But Gromit discovers a terrible, dark secret. Has Piella already killed twelve bakers? And is Wallace going to be the thirteenth? "Gromit isn't going to stop me!" says Piella angrily. The brave dog has to work fast to save his friend.

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    When Mary’s parents suddenly die in India, she goes to live with her uncle in a large, dark, lonely house in England. Mary is not happy in her new home, but she soon discovers the key to a secret garden.
    She meets new friends; Dickon who can charm animals, and Colin who is very ill and cannot walk.
    Can the three friends make the secret garden beautiful again? And can they help Colin walk again?

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    This is the story of Gulliver, a clever man who loved adventures. This is his greatest adventure!
    When his ship hits a rock, Gulliver swims to an island called Lilliput. There, he meets a group of tiny people – the Liliputians.
    But Lilliput is in danger. Will Gulliver help the Liliputians win their war with the Blefuscans? Will the Lilliputians help Gulliver get home again?
    The story of Gulliver is over 150 years old. It teaches us how different people can work together and be friends.

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    Sam and Amy go on holiday to Thailand. Sam has a toy spider. Amy has a toy cat, and a tablet.
    What is that magic picture on her tablet?

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    Lorikeet is a sad bird. 'I'm a grey bird. I like colours - red, blue, green and yellow!'
    He sees colours in the sky. It is a beautiful rainbow!
    Now, his head is blue and his tail is green. He is a beautiful rainbow bird!

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    Orphan Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her cold, unhappy Aunt Polly. She plays the glad game - it helps her find things to be glad about. Before long, Pollyanna is helping people in the town play the glad game, and they feel happier.
    Then, one day, a terrible accident happens! Can it stop Pollyanna's smile?