Oliver Twist. Classic Readers (level 2). (EP - retold by Jenny Dooley)
Oliver Twist. Charles Dickens retold by Jenny Dooley. EP - classic readers, level 2.
Young orphan Oliver Twist runs away from the cruelty of a workhouse and meets Fagin and his gang of thieves on the streets of London. Who will save Oliver from his life of crime? And what is the secret of Oliver's real identity?
In 1872 a rich English gentleman, Phileas Fogg, makes a bet that he can go around the world in 80 days. So along with his French manservant, Passepartout, he sets off on an incredible race against the clock, over land and sea.
Robin Hood The Silver Arrow and the Slaves - Level 2
Robin Hood and his men live as outlaws in Sherwood Forest. They fight corruption and injustice – both of which appear in large measure courtesy of the self-interested Sheriff of Nottingham. When Robin and the outlaws uncover the Sheriff’s latest scheme to buy Saracen slaves, they decide to foil his plans. Will Robin save the slaves, outwit the Sheriff, and win the prestigious silver arrow competition
Hands are around her neck, slowly pressing the life out of her body. She knows she’s going to die. She wants to scream but can’t. She can’t even breathe. The world turns black and there’s a ringing noise in her ears. The ringing doesn’t stop.
A woman and a man... words of love wispered on a summer night. Later, there is a child, but no wedding ring. And then the man leaves the first woman, finds a younger woman, marries her... It's an old story. Yes, it's an old, old story. It happens all the time - today, tomorrow, a hundred years ago. People don't change. But this story, set among the green hills of Southern England, has something different about it. Perphaps, it's only a dream, or perphaps it is magic - akind of strange dark magic that begins in the world of dreams and phantoms...
The Cleverest Person in the World - Elementary Level
Mahmoud came from a poor family in a small village. His parents and sisters did not understand him. Mahmoud was a genius. But he did not want money or friends. He wanted to be the Cleverest Person in the World. And no one was going to stop him
Ellen's friend Holly shows her an advertisement for a TV show. Are you under 16? Can you sing? Then you can be in Stars of Tomorrow. 'We can enter', says Holly. Ellen agrees to go in the competition, but she's very nervous about it - the others singers are so good, and one of the judges is very nasty! Only one singer can be the winner. Who is it going to be?