|aTales of adventurous girls /|cretold by Fiona MacKenzie and Fiona Mauchline ; illustrated by Molley May ... [et al.] ; series editor: Sorrel Pitts.
|aPenguin Readers ed.
|aLondon :|bPenguin Books Ltd.,|c2019.
|a63 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c20 cm.
|aPenguin readers. Level 1
|aStory word count 1,000-1,600 ; headwords: 550
|aIncludes instructions to access supporting material online.
|aThese folk tales tell the stories of four brave girls from four different countries around the world: Zanzibar, Japan, India and China. The girls all have to do dangerous and difficult things, so they must be strong and clever. Join them on their adventures!
Four brave girls from around the world use their wits, courage, and strength to deal with terrifying dangers and disasters in four exciting and empowering folk tales.Penguin Readers is a series of the best new fiction, essential non-fiction and popular classics written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework and include language activities that help readers to develop key skills.Tales of Adventurous Girls, a Level 1 Reader, is A1 in the CEFR framework. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the past simple tense and some simple modals, adverbs and gerunds. Illustrations support the text throughout, and many titles at this level are graphic novels.