Young Learners

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

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    “Master, can’t I go outside?” Quasimodo asked.

    “No. You’re an ugly monster,” Frollo told him. “Out there, people will laugh at you. This is your sanctuary. When your mother left you here, I brought you inside. I’m your only friend.”

    Why does Quasimodo’s master keep him in the tower?

    Why does Frollo hate the gypsies?

    Can Quasimodo find out the truth and can he find true love?

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    Ariel is a mermaid. She loves human things.

    One day Ariel sees a boat … and a Prince on the boat.

    Suddenly there is a storm. Can Ariel help the Prince?

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    It was a beautiful morning in 1607. John Smith was on a new ship. He loved the ocean. He was excited about traveling again from England to the new land for more adventures. The sailors were excited, too. There were a lot of stories about the new land. There was gold everywhere! The sailors wanted to get rich and find a better life. What will John Smith and his friends find in the new land? Will they meet Indians? What adventures will they have?

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    Experiment 626 is a new kind of life. The little blue creature is fast and strong – nothing can hurt it. On Earth a little girl called Lilo lives on a beautiful Hawaiian island, but she is lonely. Maybe Lilo needs a pet? On another part of the island something strange happens. A spaceship falls from the sky … Experiment 626 is free to follow his nature … but what is his nature and can he help Lilo?

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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?