I liked Milo and wanted to know more about him. I wanted to visit his school, but when I asked him he became very frightened.
‘You mustn’t,’ he said quickly. ‘Please. Don’t come to the school or tell anyone about this valley. Promise me.’
Sally is a teacher. She’s on holiday and meets a mysterious young student. He tells Sally why he is so different from other boys of his age. She does not believe him. But years later she discovers that his story was true. She decides to write a letter of warning to her granddaughter, Lola …
Story word count: 5,450
Currently comprising 16 titles across four stages – from beginner to upper intermediate – the series is carefully graded, lexically and structurally, to encourage young adults to read for pleasure and at speed. The stories are all, first and foremost, just that – stories, from ELT authors well known for their ability to craft original and engaging narratives to entertain and educate.
Each reader contains striking and contemporary full-colour illustrations and photos, resource pages of well-scaffolded exercises, and an easy-to-use glossary. Titles in Levels 1 and 2 are 32 pages each, while titles in Levels 3 and 4 are 40 pages each.
Publication date: 29 Apr 2014
Number of pages: 40