Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series written for learners of English as a foreign language, each title includes carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers’ story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Wild Cities, a Level 2 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework. Sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the future tenses will and going to, present continuous for future meaning, and comparatives and superlatives. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages. Visit the Penguin Readers websiteExclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. There are cities everywhere on Earth. More and more people live in cities around the world. But more and more animals make their homes in cities, too. In this book you will visit 13 cities. What animals can you see?
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Do Baby Elephants Suck Their Trunks? – Amazing Ways Animals Are Just Like Us
Explore the amazing ways animal babies are just like us in this enchanting non-fiction picture book There are babies everywhere! Some babies can fly and some babies can swim. Most animal babies are very different to us, but there are lots of special ways that we might be the same. Especially when we were very little . . . With a friendly text that’s perfect for reading aloud, this book encourages children to think about what makes them unique while learning about amazing similarities they might share with babies in the animal kingdom. From giraffes wobbling as they walk to puppies losing their baby teeth, each spread is fully illustrated with heart-warming collage artwork that beautifully captures the love between parent and child. This is a very special book to share again and again. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free “Stories Aloud” audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!
Let’s Go Outside!
‘Let’s go outside! Let’s run as fast as our legs can carry us. Let’s make the best den in the whole wide world.’ The great outdoors are waiting, ready to be filled with excitement and imagination. Explore the fun that can be had outdoors in all weathers and count how many children have gone outside to play in this joyful celebration of imaginative play and the simple pleasure of spending time outside everyday… and cosying up indoors at the end of the day. At the end of this simple and lyrical picture book are discussion prompts and outdoor activity suggestions, all ready for parents and children to say… LET’S GO OUTSIDE!
How To Survive Anywhere: Staying Alive in the World’s Most Extreme Places
From the dense rainforests of the Amazon to the chill of the snowy Arctic, come on an intrepid adventure to the world’s most extreme places, and find out just what it takes to survive there. Discover how to navigate the vast Australian outback, keep yourself alive in a sandstorm in the Arabian desert, avoid a bear attack in a North American forest, explore the dark depths of the Atlantic Ocean and even perform a spacewalk up in orbit! In this beautiful and bright fully illustrated hardback book, visit 12 incredible and diverse habitats: the Arctic Circle, a North American forest, the Amazon Rainforest, a Pacific desert island, the Alps, the Arabian desert, the African savannah, the Himalayas, the Australian outback, Antarctica, deep in the ocean and high up in space on the International Space Station. Find out how the people, plants and animals who live in these incredible places have learnt to survive, pick up top tips for your own explorations, and discover what you can do to help protect these amazing environments for the future. A thrilling adventure around the world that you won’t want to miss! Have you got what it takes to survive?
Around the World in 80 Trees
Where can you find Methuselah, the oldest tree in the world? Why is the baobab’s trunk so fat? Can trees really warn each other that something is about to eat them?Including a stunning central gatefold that opens out to reveal all 80 trees and how they relate to each other, this book is a visual celebration of the huge variety of trees found across the world, from those you know to those you almost certainly don’t. As the book takes the reader on a journey around the world, it reveals trees that give us food and medicine, trees with ancient legends, record-breaking trees and more. Focus spreads will explore subjects such as the life cycle of trees, how they communicate with each other, why trees are vital to the Earth’s health, and their importance to us.
Islands : Explore the World’s Most Unique Places
Remote, mysterious, exotic, unforgettable: islands are captivating and unique places. But what makes them so special? Take a trip across the globe to explore 18 of the world’s most intriguing islands and discover their stories. Some islands are busy, bustling homes to many people, while others have almost no life at all. Some are covered in thick jungle, others in freezing ice. Some are millions of years old, and others are brand new. Islands come in countless shapes and sizes, and this book lets you explore. Turn the pages to climb their mountains, swim in their seas, discover their histories, wonder at their treasures – and above all, be inspired.