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English language learners!”

— ESL teacher, Nashville, USA


Original stories and adaptations of classic texts by the author of over twenty graded readers for OUP, Macmillan, Penguin & other major ELT publishers

Each e-reader pack Includes:

  • graded reader with audio
  • PDF & ePub versions
  • worksheets
  • teaching notes & lesson suggestions
  • learning activities with answers
  • extension materials. 

Ideal supplementary materials for examinations like Cambridge First Certificate, IELTS etc .


The Body Snatcher (B2)
1.99 4.99

A classic horror story retold by 'one of the best writers of language learner materials in English'. 

The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson  

  • Audiobook (MP4a & MP3) & text
  • Worksheets
  • Teaching notes


Burke & Hare - the real 'body snatchers' - audio & worksheet

Language Level: Upper Intermediate B2

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The Prisoner of Zenda
1.99 4.99

Ruritania is about to have a new King. Young Rudolf Rassendyll of England  is in Ruritania for the coronation.  And Rupert is the ‘double’ of the new king ...

The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope (1894) is a classic adventure story. This simplified version is abridged and simplified for English language learners.

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Football Stories (B1)
2.99 6.90

Includes complete reader The Big Match The Big Match, and a wide variety of fun texts, audio recordings, interactive resouces & learning activities.

About The Big Match

City have reached the FA Cup Final for the first time. Matthew plans to be there at Wembley Stadium with his team. Then his mother brings him some very bad news:

The Big Match was originally published by Phoenix Bookshelf  (Prentice Hall/Macmillan) and was singled out for its particular excellence' in Bamford & Day's Extensive Reading in the Second Language Classroom (Cambridge, 1998).


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A Christmas Carol Teaching Pack (B1/B2/C1)
5.99 9.99

A Christmas Carol is a great story but a challenging text. This condensed version (text & audio) is aimed at English language learners and/or reluctant readers.

Thank you.  I am so glad that I found this version.  I teach ESL students and wanted to cover the story, but knew that the original would be too difficult for them. * * * * Kathy, Texas, 

These are such great resources! * * * * Penny, University of Warwick

Thank you ever so much. I've now accessed your resources and am really pleased with them. They'll really inform my planning. Fantastic! * Nicola  

Contents  include

  • Complete text & audiobook (condensed version).

  • MP4 format for iTunes audiobooks or similar.

  • Alternative Mp3 version (in staves)

  • Accompanying text (complete & stave by stave)

  • Licence to share with a single class of up to 35 students

  • Worksheets & guide notes

  • Links to original text

  • Character notes

  • Key quotations

  • Reading, writing & listening activities

  • Free updates of materials

Try this sample presentationMeet Scrooge

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The Princess & Pea
1.49 3.99

Picture book adaptation of classic Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale. Ideal for young English language learners.

Level: Beginners  Common European Framework (CEF) A1


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The Lion & the Mouse
0.99 0.99

Retelling of classic Aesop fable for young English language learners. Includes complete picture & audio books, teaching notes & activities. 

Text by leading ELT author, Kieran McGovern. Illustrations by award winning graphic artist, Trici Venola. 


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