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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    Lightning McQueen was red, handsome, and fast. He was a fantastic race car and he knew it. He loved attention. He wanted to be the most famous race car in the world. He wanted to win the Piston Cup. Join Lightning on his long, long drive across the country to California. Who does he meet and what does he learn? Does he win the Piston Cup?

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    Suddenly, Alice heard a new voice. “I’m late!” said the voice nervously. “I’m late, for a very important date!” Something ran by. It was a white rabbit. He wore clothes and he held a big watch in one paw. “I’m late!” said the rabbit again. Let’s follow the rabbit to Wonderland!

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    There is going to be a big storm and Jenny's son John loves storms. John counts the seconds between the thunder and the lightning. This tells him how far away the lightning is. Their dog, Patty, is scared because thunder is louder for dogs!

    Do you know how hailstones form? How to stay safe in a tornado? Why sandstorms are so dangerous? Or how big a hurricane can be? John does and now you can too!

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    Thousands of years ago, the Empire of Atlantis was a wonderful place. The people of Atlantis built computers, amazing buildings, and fantastic flying machines.

    One day, a great storm came to Atlantis. The waters rose and soon they covered everything. In just one day, the whole of Atlantis disappeared.

    Milo studied Atlantis and taught his students everything he knew about it. Many did not believe his stories. Was Atlantis a real place?

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    One, two, three, four, five, six, seven little dwarfs live in the house.

    All the Dwarfs love Snow White.

    The Queen is angry. She makes a poisoned apple for Snow White.

    Does Snow White eat the apple?

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    Lady lives in a house and has a collar. Tramp is very different than Lady – he is a street dog. One day a baby arrives in Lady’s house – “Ha! A baby arrives and the dog has to leave!” says Tramp. Can Tramp and Lady be friends?

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    A little robot called WALL-E moves through the mountains of trash on planet Earth.

    The people escaped a long time ago when Earth became too dirty and dangerous. They all went to live on a big space station and left behind a lot of robots to clean the planet. Now WALL-E is the only robot left on Earth.

    When WALL-E finds a small, green thing and sees a strange red light at his feet, his life changes.

    WALL-E’s space story is just starting …

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    “One day we will be rich and we’ll always have enough food to eat,” said Aladdin.

    Follow Aladdin to the Cave of Wonders and see if the Genie and the Magic Carpet can help his dreams come true.

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    Centuries ago in China, there was a young woman. She was called Mulan, and she lived with her parents and grandmother.

    Mulan loved her family and she wanted to bring honor to them. But at that time there was only one way for a young woman to do that – she had to marry a good husband. Mulan saw a different future for herself.

    Join her on her adventure as she tries to save her family, her friends, and her country.

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    One day, a great storm takes Dorothy, and her dog Toto, to Oz. They have to follow the yellow brick road and find the Wizard of Oz to go home.

    Dorothy meets new friends; a scarecrow, a tin man, and a lion. Can they help her find the Wizard, and go home to her family?