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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Emperor and the Nightingale

    The nightingale's song is beautiful. Every day, she sings for the Emperor - but she's just an ordinary brown bird. Can t... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Stone Soup

    A traditional folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence str... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Leopard and the Sky God

    Leopard loves to bang his drum, but when he refuses to share it with the Sky God, he finds himself in a lot of trouble! ... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Boy who cried Wolf

    Every day, Sam takes the same old sheep up the same old mountain. What can he do to make life more exciting? Part of the... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Little Red Hen

    The classic story of The Little Red Hen retold with simple text and delightful illustrations. The Little Red Hen works h... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Mouse's Wedding

    A delightful Japanese folktake told for beginner readers developing reading stamina through simple, repetitive text. Fat... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Dinosaurs

    An exciting peek into the extraordinary world of dinosaurs. Combines fascinating information with simple flowing text to... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Inch Prince

    A Japanese folktale retold with simple text to help beginner readers develop reading stamina. When Mrs. Ping wishes for ... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Hare and the Tortoise

    The classic fable retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. Harry Hare thinks he is the fastest runne... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Reluctant Dragon

    A humorous story for children just beginning to read. Whoever heard of a dragon who doesn't like fighting? And what will... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Androcles and The Lion

    Aesop's fable of kindness and friendship retold with simple text for intermediate level students (CEF level B1). It's a ... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Elephants

    A look into the world of elephants, following a baby elephant as it takes its first wobbly steps and journeys across the... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Emperor and the Nightingale

    The classic Hans Christian Andersen story retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. The nightingale s... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Runaway Pancake

    The classic story of The Runaway Pancake retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. Accompanied by cle... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Princess Polly and the Pony

    Featuring clear and compelling text that allows children to develop their burgeoning reading skills, this title in the '... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    The Hare and the Tortoise

    The classic fable retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. Harry Hare thinks he is the fastest runne... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The text is young and simple, and clearly portrays helpful morals through fun characters that young readers can relate t... More

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