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Oxford Bookworms Library Stage 5 Bestseller Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more - the Oxford Bookworms Library has a book for every student.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: As the Inspector Said and Other Stories Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Retold by John Escott

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

These five stories from the golden age of crime writing are full of mystery and surprises.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Land of my Childhood: Stories from South Asia Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Retold by Clare West

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

'My brother preferred being with mother and me. He used to help us prepare vegetables in the kitchen or make the bread. But what he liked best was listening to my mother's stories.'

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: A Time of Waiting: Stories from Around the World Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Retold by Clare West

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

When did you last meet a polar bear, or go to a magician for help? These stories offer many different experiences. Some are strange, some are scary, some are sad, some are blackly funny.

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Dominoes Three The Vesuvius Mosaic Audio Pack

Catalogue

Second Edition

Joyce Hannam

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

'We have some wonderful mosaics in Pompeii, but I've never seen a better one than this!'

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Dominoes Three The Faithful Ghost and Other Tall Tales Audio Pack

Catalogue

Second Edition

Selected by Bill Bowler, Text adaptation by Bill Bowler

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

A 'Tall Tale' is a story that's hard to believe, and the five tall tales in this book all tell of ghosts. Some have dark secrets buried in the past, others bring messages for the living. Some are laughable, some are sad, and some are just evil.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Lord Jim Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Joseph Conrad, Retold by Clare West

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

A hundred years ago a seaman's life was full of danger, but Jim, the first mate on board the Patna, is not afraid of danger.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Space Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Is there anyone who has not looked at the dark sky, and the shining points of light above us, and asked themselves questions about what is out there?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Information Technology Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Paul A. Davies

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

The story of information technology is a story of machines - from the ancient abacus to the small powerful computer chips of today.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Mysterious Death of Charles Bravo Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Charles Bravo died from the poison antimony. He took three days to die, and the doctors could do nothing to help him.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Jules Verne

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

What is the extraordinary thing that people have seen there, travelling faster than a whale and cutting holes in the bottom of the strongest ships?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Dinosaurs Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Imagine an animal with teeth as big as bananas - and a brain as big as an orange.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Card Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Arnold Bennett, Retold by Nick Bullard

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Every town should have a 'card'- someone who gets talked about, someone who does mad and wonderful things, someone who makes you laugh.

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Dominoes Three Mansfield Park Audio Pack

Catalogue

Second Edition

Jane Austen, Text adaptation by Clare West

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

'Why shouldn't we offer to take care of her? She could live with us at Mansfield.'

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Dominoes Three Conan the Barbarian: Red Nails Audio Pack

Catalogue

Second Edition

Robert E. Howard, Text adaptation by Bill Bowler

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

When Conan the Barbarian follows Valeria the Pirate south, he surprises her. Together they escape from a fierce dragon, and enter a strange city in the desert, looking for treasure.

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Dominoes Three Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four Audio Pack

Catalogue

Second Edition

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Text adaptation by Jeremy Page

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Since her father disappeared, Miss Mary Morstan has received a large pearl through the post on the same day, every year, for six years. Who is sending them? And what about her father's paper with the words 'The Sign of Four' written on it?

Useful and free

Dominoes Three The Moonstone Audio Pack

Catalogue

Second Edition

Wilkie Collins, Text adaptation by Merinda Wilson

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

The Moonstone is a beautiful yellow diamond that was stolen from the statue of a Moon god in India. When Franklin Blake brings it to Rachel Verinder's house in Yorkshire for her birthday, it brings bad luck with it.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Three Strangers and Other Stories Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Thomas Hardy, Retold by Clare West

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

On a stormy winter night, a stranger knocks at the door of a shepherd's cottage.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Through the Looking-Glass Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Lewis Carroll, Retold by Jennifer Bassett

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

It is the strangest dream that anyone ever hadEL

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Animal Kingdom Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Rachel Bladon

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

How do they find food, grow, keep safe, and have young - and what is the future for them in this fast-changing world

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: The History of the English Language Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Brigit Viney

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

The history of English is a journey through space and time, from thousands of years ago to today and beyond, and to all parts of the world.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Future Energy Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Alex Raynham

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

When the gas is gone and there is no more coal - what then?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Three Men in a Boat Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Jerome K. Jerome, Retold by Diane Mowat

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

This famous book has made people laugh all over the world for a hundred years . . . and they are still laughing.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Australia and New Zealand Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Christine Lindop

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Open this book and start your journey - to two countries where something beautiful or surprising waits around every corner.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Nelson Mandela Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Rowena Akinyemi

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

Who could imagine what was waiting for Nelson Mandela - the tireless struggle for human rights, the long years in prison, the happiness and sadness of family life, and one day the title of President of South Africa?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Great Crimes Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

John Escott

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

Many great crimes end in a question. Who really killed President Kennedy? What happened to Shergar? Who knows the truth about Azaria Chamberlain? Not all the answers are known.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Gandhi Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Rowena Akinyemi

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

Many great crimes end in a question. Who really killed President Kennedy? What happened to Shergar? Who knows the truth about Azaria Chamberlain? Not all the answers are known.

Useful and free

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Formula One Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Alex Raynham

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Drivers need strong bodies - and minds. They need to think quickly, drive hard, and sometimes look death in the face.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Recycling Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Sue Stewart

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Anyone can recycle - it's easy, it saves money, and it's a way to say, 'I care about the Earth.' Saving the world starts with you - here - now.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: The Brontë Story Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

On a day in 1821, a man and six children stood around a grave. They were burying a wife and mother. The children were all very young, and within a few years the two oldest were dead, too.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Disaster! Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Mary McIntosh

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1/B2

From out of the sky, from under the earth, from far out at sea - disaster comes.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: The Everest Story Audio Pack

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

Every year, some who try to climb the highest mountain in the world do not return.

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Oxford Read and Imagine Level 6: Invisible

Catalogue

Fiction Graded Reader series for young learners – partners with non-fiction series Oxford Read and Discover

Paul Shipton

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

'I'm the greatest criminal in this city. I've never been caught by the police, and I never will be caught,' said Cooger.

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Oxford Read and Imagine Level 5: Day of the Dinosaurs

Catalogue

Fiction Graded Reader series for young learners – partners with non-fiction series Oxford Read and Discover

Paul Shipton

Format: Paperback

Language Level: A2/B1

Ben and Max needed to find Grandpa, but he wasn't home - he was millions of years away What could they do?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Space

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Is there anyone who has not looked at the dark sky, and the shining points of light above us, and asked themselves questions about what is out there?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 2: Oceans

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Barnaby Newbolt

Format: Paperback

Language Level: A2/B1

What can possibly live at the bottom of the ocean, thousands of metres down, where there is no light?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Dinosaurs

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Imagine an animal with teeth as big as bananas - and a brain as big as an orange.

Useful and free

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Mysterious Death of Charles Bravo

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Charles Bravo died from the poison antimony. He took three days to die, and the doctors could do nothing to help him.

Useful and free

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Formula One

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Alex Raynham

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Drivers need strong bodies - and minds. They need to think quickly, drive hard, and sometimes look death in the face.

Useful and free

Dominoes Three The Vesuvius Mosaic

Catalogue

Second Edition

Joyce Hannam

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

'We have some wonderful mosaics in Pompeii, but I've never seen a better one than this!'

After the young Roman mosaic designer Felix starts work in Pompeii, his whole life changes. There he falls in love with the beautiful Greek slave Agathe, who can see into the future.

When the volcano Vesuvius sends hot ash over the city, Felix - and Agathe's brother Alcander - ride to the port of Misenum for help. But will they reach admiral Gaius Plinius in time, and will they ever see Agathe alive again?

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Dominoes Three My Family and Other Animals Pack

Catalogue

Second Edition

Gerald Durrell
Text adaptation by Bill Bowler

Format: Mixed media format

Language Level: B1

The weather in England that summer had been so awful that Gerald's mother sold the family house and took her children to live on the Mediterranean island of Corfu. Between lessons, the ten-year-old Gerald was free to walk round the sunny island and discover the wonderful people and animals living there.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Gandhi

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Rowena Akinyemi

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Who will speak for the poor? Who will listen to slaves, and those who have no rights? Who will work for a future where everyone is equal?

Dominoes Three Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four

Catalogue

Second Edition

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Text adaptation by Jeremy Page

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Miss Mary Morstan has a strange story to tell.

Since her father disappeared, she has received a large pearl through the post on the same day, every year, for six years. Who is sending them? And what about her father's paper with the words 'The Sign of Four' written on it?

Sherlock Holmes alone can solve these mysteries.

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Dominoes Three Hard Times

Catalogue

Second Edition

Charles Dickens
Text adaptation by Susan Kingsley

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Thomas Gradgrind believes that facts and money are more important than feelings and imagination. After Cissy Jupe - a circus child - is left alone in the world, Gradgrind takes her into his house, looking after her and teaching her facts with his own children Tom and Louisa. Some years later the Gradgrind family meets hard times. Louisa becomes a prisoner in a loveless marriage, and Tom has problems at work. In the end, Thomas Gradgrind learns the importance of feelings and imagination.

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Dominoes Three My Family and Other Animals

Catalogue

Second Edition

Gerald Durrell
Text adaptation by Bill Bowler

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The weather in England that summer had been so awful that Gerald's mother sold the family house and took her children to live on the Mediterranean island of Corfu. Between lessons, the ten-year-old Gerald was free to walk round the sunny island and discover the wonderful people and animals living there. This is the story of Gerald's adventures with the fascinating animals of Corfu, and, of course, with his surprising family and their friends.

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Dominoes Three The Last of the Mohicans

Catalogue

Second Edition

James Fenimore Cooper
Text adaptation by Bill Bowler

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The year is 1757. The English and the French are at war in North America. Two sisters - Cora and Alice - want to visit their father, General Munro. They begin their dangerous journey with the handsome English officer, Duncan Heyward and the Indian guide, Magua. On the way they meet friends and enemies, and many adventures. Some people will be heroes and some people will die. And what will happen to their friend Uncas, the last of the Mohican Indians?

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: The Everest Story

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Every year, some who try to climb the highest mountain in the world do not return.

Dominoes Three Mansfield Park

Catalogue

Second Edition

Jane Austen
Text adaptation by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

'Why shouldn't we offer to take care of her? She could live with us at Mansfield.' In this way Mrs Norris persuades her sister, Lady Bertram, and Lady Bertram's husband, Sir Thomas, to ask their poor niece Fanny Price to live with them at Mansfield Park. At first Fanny is unhappy there. Then, after she makes friends with her young cousins, things improve. But what happens when the cousins are older, and starting to think of love?

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Dominoes Three The Moonstone

Catalogue

Second Edition

Wilkie Collins
Text adaptation by Merinda Wilson

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The Moonstone is a beautiful yellow diamond that was stolen from the statue of a Moon god in India. When Franklin Blake brings it to Rachel Verinder's house in Yorkshire for her birthday, it brings bad luck with it. How many people will the Moonstone hurt? How many must die before the diamond's revenge is complete?

Useful and free

Dominoes Three The Faithful Ghost and Other Tall Tales

Catalogue

Second Edition

Selected by Bill Bowler
Text adaptation By Bill Bowler

Format: Paperback

A 'Tall Tale' is a story that's hard to believe, and the five tall tales in this book all tell of ghosts. Some have dark secrets buried in the past, others bring messages for the living. Some are laughable, some are sad, and some are just evil. Sometimes there's a logical explanation for the strangest happenings, but often things cannot be explained by logic alone. Either way, you're sure to find some frightening reading between the covers of this book.

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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: A Passage To India

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

E. M. Forster

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

A mysterious incident at the Marabar Caves, involving Adela Quested, newly arrived from England, and Dr Aziz, an Indian doctor, leads to a drama that divides the British and Indian communities in anger, distrust, and fear.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Playing with Fire: Stories from the Pacific Rim

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Retold by Jennifer Bassett

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

These World Stories, from Tonga, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and New Zealand, are by Epeli Hau'ofa, Denise Whittaker, F. Sionil José, David A. Kulu, and Graeme Lay.

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Disaster!

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Mary McIntosh

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

From out of the sky, from under the earth, from far out at sea - disaster comes.

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: The History of the English Language

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Brigit Viney

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

The history of English is a journey through space and time, from thousands of years ago to today and beyond, and to all parts of the world.

Oxford Bookworms Library Stage 6 Tests

Catalogue

Third Edition

Format: Paperback

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Great Crimes

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Many great crimes end in a question. Who really killed President Kennedy? What happened to Shergar? Who knows the truth about Azaria Chamberlain? Not all the answers are known. Join the world's detectives and discover the love, death, hate, money, and mystery held in the stories of these great crimes.

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 4: Nelson Mandela

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Rowena Akinyemi

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Who could imagine what was waiting for Nelson Mandela - the tireless struggle for human rights, the long years in prison, the happiness and sadness of family life, and one day the title of President of South Africa?

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Australia and New Zealand

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Christine Lindop

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Open this book and start your journey - to two countries where something beautiful or surprising waits around every corner.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Lord Jim

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Joseph Conrad Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

A hundred years ago a seaman's life was full of danger, but Jim, the first mate on board the Patna, is not afraid of danger.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: On the Edge

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Gillian Cross
Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

When Tug wakes up, he is not in his own bedroom at home. The door is locked and there are bars across the window.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Desert, Mountain, Sea

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Sue Leather

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Naomi James sailed around the world alone, on a journey lasting more than 250 days.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: Decline and Fall

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Evelyn Waugh Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

After a wild, drunken party, Paul Pennyfeather is forced to leave Oxford and begin a new life out in the wide world.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: 'Who, Sir? Me, Sir?'

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

K. M. Peyton Retold by Diane Mowat

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

'We'll never beat Greycoats,' the others cry. 'Never in a million years!' But you don't know what you can do - until you try...

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Goldfish

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Raymond Chandler Retold by Christine Lindop

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

There are quite a lot of people in Los Angeles who have heard the story, and who are out looking for the Leander pearls...

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Persuasion

Catalogue

Second Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Jane Austen Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

At nineteen Anne Elliot refuses an offer of marriage from Frederick Wentworth, persuaded to do so by Lady Russell, a friend of her dead mother.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: As the Inspector Said and Other Stories

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

These five stories from the golden age of crime writing are full of mystery and surprises.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Unquiet Grave - Short Stories

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

M.R. James Retold by Peter Hawkins

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

If you find a locked room in a lonely inn, don't try to open it, even on a bright sunny day.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Ethan Frome

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Edith Wharton Retold by Susan Kingsley

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Life is always hard for the poor, in any place and at any time.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Brontë Story

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Who had heard of the Brontës of Haworth then? Branwell died young, but his sisters became famous writers. But they did not live to grow old or to enjoy their fame.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Card

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Arnold Bennett Retold by Nick Bullard

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Every town should have a 'card' - someone who gets talked about, someone who does mad and wonderful things, someone who makes you laugh.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Star Zoo

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Harry Gilbert

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The Book of Remembering says that there were once many animals on a planet called Earth, but that was before the Burning, a long, long time ago...

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Whispering Knights

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Penelope Lively Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

I don't know that you have done anything wrong,' Miss Hepplewhite said. 'But it is possible that you have done something rather dangerous.'

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Silver Sword

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Ian Serraillier Retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Jan opened his wooden box and took out the silver sword.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: The Joy Luck Club

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Amy Tan Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

This is the story of four mothers and their daughters - Chinese- American women, the mothers born in China, and the daughters in America.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Three Strangers and Other Stories

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Thomas Hardy Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

On a stormy winter night, a stranger knocks at the door of a shepherd's cottage.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Wind in the Willows

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Kenneth Grahame Retold by Jennifer Bassett

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The story of the adventures of Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad has been loved by young and old for over a hundred years.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Songs of Distant Earth and Other Stories

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Arthur C. Clarke Retold by Jennifer Bassett

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

In these five sciencefiction stories Arthur C. Clarke takes us travelling through the universe into the unknown, but always possible, future.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Cranford

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Elizabth Gaskell Retold by Kate Mattock

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Life is not always smooth - there are little arguments and jealousies, sudden deaths and unexpected marriages...

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Eagle of the Ninth

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Rosemary Sutcliff Retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

In the second century AD, when the Ninth Roman Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain, not one man came back.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Railway Children

Catalogue

A new secondary course which helps students become successful, independent language learners.

Edith Nesbit Retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

We have to leave our house in London,' Mother said to the children. 'We're going to live in the country, in a little house near a railway line.'

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Tooth and Claw

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Saki Retold by Rosemary Border

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

This collection of short stories is clever, funny, and shows us 'Nature, red in tooth and claw'. In other words, it is Saki at his very best.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Justice

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

London: November. Terrorists blow up the Queen's coach outside Parliament.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Last Sherlock Holmes Story

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Michael Dibdin
Retold by Rosalie Kerr

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

For fifty years after Dr Watson's death, a packet of papers, written by the doctor himself, lay hidden in a locked box.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: Night Without End

Catalogue

A new secondary course which helps students become successful, independent language learners.

Alistair MacLean Retold by Margaret Naudi

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

Why did the airliner crash in the first place? Who smashed the radio to pieces? And why does the dead pilot have a bullet hole in his back?

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Big Sleep

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Raymond Chandler Retold by Rosalie Kerr

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

General Sternwood has four million dollars, and two young daughters, both pretty and both wild. He's an old, sick man, close to death, but he doesn't like being blackmailed.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Lorna Doone Audio Pack

Catalogue

Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

R.D. Blackmore, Retold by David Penn

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

One winter's day in 1673 young John Ridd is riding home from school, across the wild lonely hills of Exmoor. He has to pass Doone valley - a dangerous place, as the Doones are famous robbers and murderers. All Exmoor lives in fear of the Doones.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: The Enemy

Catalogue

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Desmond Bagley Retold by Ralph Mowat

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

She passes a man who is looking at the engine of his car. He turns round, smiles at her... and throws acid into her face.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: Barchester Towers

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Anthony Trollope Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

Mrs Proudie, the warlike wife of the new Bishop of Barchester, brings the Reverend Slope into the Bishop's Palace to help dominate her husband and the local clergy.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: A Morbid Taste For Bones

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Ellis Peters retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Murder in the twelfth century is no different from murder today. There is still a dead body, though this time with an arrow through the heart instead of a bullet.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Kidnapped

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A new secondary course which helps students become successful, independent language learners.

Robert Louis Stevenson Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

I ran to the side of the ship. "Help, help! Murder!"

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Washington Square

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Henry James Retold by Kieran McGovern

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

When a handsome young man begins to court Catherine Sloper, she feels she is very lucky.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: Pride and Prejudice

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Second Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Jane Austen Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

The moment I first met you, I noticed your pride, your sense of superiority, and your selfish disdain for the feelings of others. You are the last man in the world whom I could ever be persuaded to marry,' said Elizabeth Bennet.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Through the Looking-Glass

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Lewis Carroll Retold by Jennifer Bassett

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

It is the strangest dream that anyone ever had...

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Rabbit-Proof Fence

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Doris Pilkington Garimara Retold by Jennifer Bassett

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

They were told to forget their mothers, their language, their home. But Molly would not

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Death of an Englishman

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Magdalen Nabb Retold by Diane Mowat

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

It was a very inconvenient time for murder.

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Recycling

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Sue Stewart

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Anyone can recycle - it's easy, it saves money, and it's a way to say, 'I care about the Earth.' Saving the world starts with you - here - now.

Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 3: Information Technology

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Paul A. Davies

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The story of information technology is a story of machines - from the ancient abacus to the small powerful computer chips of today.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: Cry Freedom

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

John Briley Retold by Rowena Akinyemi

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

It is the story of all people who prefer truth to lies. It is the story of all people who cry 'Freedom', and who are not afraid to die.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: The Fly and Other Horror Stories

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

These eight stories offer horror in many shapes and forms, in worlds full of monsters and evil spirits, where terror lies waiting in the shadows, and where the living and the dead dance hand in hand.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: The Woman in White

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Wilkie Collins Retold by Richard G. Lewis

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

This famous mystery thriller by Wilkie Collins has excitement, suspense, romance, and a plot that twists and turns on every page.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 6: Oliver Twist

Catalogue

A new secondary course which helps students become successful, independent language learners.

Charles Dickens Retold by Richard Rogers

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B2/C1

London in the 1830s was no place to be if you were a hungry ten-year-old boy, an orphan without friends or family, with no home to go to, and only a penny in your pocket to buy a piece of bread.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Silas Marner

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

George Eliot Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

In a hole under the floorboards Silas Marner the linen-weaver keeps his gold.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Retold by Patrick Nobes

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

A man is running for his life. Behind him comes an enormous dog - a dog from his worst dreams, a dog from hell.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Black Beauty

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Anna Sewell Retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

When Black Beauty is trained to carry a rider on his back, or to pull a carriage behind him, he finds it hard at first.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: The Thirty-Nine Steps

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

John Buchan Retold by Nick Bullard

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

I turned on the light, but there was nobody there. Then I saw something in the corner that made my blood turn cold. Scudder was lying on his back. There was a long knife through his heart, pinning him to the floor.'

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Robert Louis Stevenson Retold by Rosemary Border

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Who is this man that everybody hates? And why is he coming out of the laboratory of the very respectable Dr Jekyll?

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Gulliver's Travels

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Jonathan Swift Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Soon I felt something alive moving along my leg and up my body to my face, and when I looked down, I saw a very small human being, only fifteen centimetres tall...

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Chemical Secret

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The job was too good. There had to be a problem - and there was.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: A Tale of Two Cities

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Charles Dickens Retold by Ralph Mowat

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

The French Revolution brings terror and death to many people. But even in these troubled times people can still love and be kind. They can be generous and true-hearted... and brave.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 4: Treasure Island

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Robert Louis Stevenson Retold by John Escott

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1/B2

Will they escape from the island, and sail back to England with a ship full of gold?

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Prisoner of Zenda

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Anthony Hope Retold by Diane Mowat

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

We must leave for Zenda at once, to find the King!' cried Sapt. 'If we're caught, we'll all be killed!'

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Secret Garden

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Frances Hodgson Burnett Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

There is nothing to do all day except walk in the gardens - and watch the robin flying over the high walls of the secret garden... which has been locked for ten years. And no one has the key.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Skyjack!

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Tim Vicary

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

When a large plane is hijacked, the Prime Minister looks at the list of passengers and suddenly becomes very, very frightened.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Tales of Mystery and Imagination

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Edgar Allan Poe

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

The human mind is a dark, bottomless pit, and sometimes it works in strange and frightening ways.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Oscar Wilde
Retold by Jill Nevile

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

'When we are happy, we are always good,' says Lord Henry, 'but when we are good, we are not always happy.'

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: A Christmas Carol

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Charles Dickens Retold by Clare West

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

On Christmas Eve three spirits come to visit him. They take him travelling on the wings of the night to see the shadows of Christmas past, present, and future - and Scrooge learns a lesson that he will never forget.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: The Call of the Wild

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Third Edition

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Jack London Retold by Nick Bullard

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Buck is stolen from his home in the south and sold as a sledge-dog. He has to learn a new way of life - how to work in harness, how to stay alive in the ice and the snow...

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 3: Frankenstein

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Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

Mary Shelley Retold by Patrick Nobes

Format: Paperback

Language Level: B1

Victor Frankenstein thinks he has found the secret of life.