How did people make and watch films in the past? Do you know what magic lanterns or kinetoscopes were? Or nickelodeons or drive-ins? Find out in this book!Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread | Level: Level 2 | Exam: ket
Who was Captain Cook? Where did he go, and what did he discover? Find out about how, in less than 10 years, one man's discoveries were able to change our ideas about the world, and set sail on this exciting journey into the life and times of James Cook.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread...
Learn about the more important musical styles in Europe and North America from the middle ages to today. Read about the history of the minstrels and troubadours, ragtime music, jazz, blues, rock, pop, rap, grunge and many more. It’s all here.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread |...
Basil Hallward has painted a picture of a young man he admires - Dorian Gray. Dorian wishes he would never age like the picture and hides it in the attic. But his wish has tragic consequences for many people.
Terrible warriors who loved nothing better than killing and stealing? Or fishermen and farmers who needed to find new lands? Read this book to find out who the real Vikings were and how they lived.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread | Level: Level 2 | Exam:
Paris, 1792, people are dying. Aristocrats are running from angry revolutionaries, and a brave Englishman is helping them. He and his friends are taking them to England. But who is this Englishman, this 'Scarlet Pimpernel'? The revolutionaries really want to know and then they can kill him. British English
In the small town of Clanton, Mississippi, not much happens. There aren't many interesting stories for Willie Traynor's newspaper. But then there's a murder. And when the killer goes to jail, that's not the end of the story. Everybody is afraid now of this man and his family. Will there be more killings? Who will be next?
Scrooge is a cold, hard man. He loves money, and he doesn’t like people. He really doesn’t like Christmas. But when some ghosts visit him, they show him his past life, his life now, and a possible future. Will Scrooge learn from the ghosts? Can he change?
The story of Robin Hood is very famous. Robin Hood robbed rich people and gave the money to the poor people. He loved adventure, and he was the best fighter in England. The greedy Sheriff of Nottingham hated Robin, and the beautiful Lady Marian loved him. His most famous adventures are in this book.
Twelve-year-old Jim Hawkins sails with the Squire Trelawney to search for Captain Flint's treasure. But Long John Silver is on board The Hispaniola and he and his friends want the treasure for themselves. The story of Jim's adventure has been popular with young readers since it was first published in 1883.
Elizabeth lives on a Caribbean island, a very dangerous place. A young blacksmith is interested in her, but pirates are interested too. Where do the pirates come from and what do they want? Is there really a curse on their ship? And why can’t they enjoy their gold?
Roberta, Peter and Phyllis live happily in London with their parents. Then, suddenly, their father goes away. The children and their mother move to a smaller house near a railway line. Exciting things happen, and they make new friends. But where is their father? When is he coming home?
There are three exciting short stories in this book. They are all about … fear! Three people are in dangerous places. What can they do? Will anybody help them?
New York City, Tokyo, São Paolo, Mexico City and Mumbai are some of the biggest cities in the world today, but how did they become so big? What makes a city? When, how and why did people start building and living in cities? What are the tallest buildings in the world at the moment? Find out the answers to these questions and many others in this...
Plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth are world-famous, and most people know some lines from Shakespeare like Hamlet’s ‘To be or not to be’.Now you can find out more about the life and times of the most popular playwright ever, and why people still feel the power of his writing today.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz...
What is Camellia sinensis? How did tea help to start the American Revolution? And how are monkeys connected to tea? Find out the answer to these questions and more in the story of one of the world's most popular drinks.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread | Level: Level 2...