On a September day in 1821, in the church of a Yorkshire village, a man and six children stood around a grave. They were burying a woman: the man's wife, the children's mother. The children were all very young, and within a few years the two oldest were dead, too. Close to the wild beauty of the (...)
Factfiles' are a sub-series of 'Bookworms' with a non-fiction angle providing factual information for students on a wide variety of themes. Exercises at the back of each book check students' understanding of the text and provide ideas for activities and project work.
Tim Vicary Sarah Harland is nineteen, and she is in prison. At the airport, they find heroin in her bag. So, now she is waiting to go to court. If the court decides that it was her heroin, then she must die. She says she did not do it. But if she did not, who did? Only two people can help Sarah: (...)
He is not beautiful. His mother does not want him children run away from him. People laugh at him and call him `The Elephant Man`. someone speaks to him and listens to him At the age of 27 Joseph Merrick finds a friend for the first time in his life. This is a true and tragic story. It is also a (...)
Ideal for elementary learners of English looking to improve or practise their English. The book is filled with useful vocabulary that is carefully graded and easy to understand, it also comes with audio, so that you can listen to the story at the same time as reading.He is not beautiful. His mother (...)
It is beautiful to look at, hard to reach, and terribly difficult to climb. Winds of 200 kilometres per hour or more scream across it day and night, while the temperature falls to -20 DGC or lower. Every year, some who try to climb the highest mountain in the world do not return.
But for a (...)