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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    Jason Strong the explorer, and his cousins Megan and Greg, are looking for yetis on Ice Island. But something strange is happening on the island; it is getting warmer.

    Jason must do something quickly or Ice Town will flood!

    Can Jason stop the thieves, Doctor Danger and Hopeless Harry, before they melt the glacier? Can he save the town and the polar bears?

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    It is one thousand years in the future on the island of Verdana.

    For Leo, Carla, Tim and Ola, life is sad and boring. There are no trees or animals. The streets are dirty and polluted, and the children are chased by horrible robots!

    But Ola's grandfather, Popp, remembers life in the past, before Verdana lost its wildlife. ''Something terrible happened one day, a long time ago...''

    Join Popp and the brave young friends on their exciting adventure to clean up the island and stop the robots.

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    Young Pirate Patch finds a treasure map in a bottle in the ocean. Patch and his friends read the map and look for treasure - but bad Captain Blackbeard is following them, and sharks are near their boat! Can they find the treasure?

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    Thumbelina is a very small girl. She sleeps in a shell next to the window. One night, an ugly toad takes her. She is scared, she wants to go home! She meets fish, insects and a bird ... Can she find a prince?

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    Winston is a magic wizard. He does a magic spell. "Oh no! My black cat is a dog now! Where is my wand? Where is my magic?" "I want my cat!"

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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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    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?

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    Katie likes beans. They are her favorite vegetable. She gets a small jar, some paper towel, and a bean seed. Does the seed grow?

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    Music has got a tune.
    A tune has got a beat.
    Some tunes are good.
    Some tunes are bad.
    Do you like music?

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    Can you draw shapes? Ovals, circles, a square?
    Can you draw straight and curved lines?
    Great! Now you can draw a bird, a fish, a boat, a tree, flowers and a beautiful butterfly!