My Fair Lady is the story of a poor young flower-seller and a professor who doesn’t like women. The professor decides to teach the flower-seller to speak better English. He wants to change her from street-girl to lady. But what will he learn from her?
Princess Diana, one of the most famous and popular women in the world – the People’s Princess. Read here about Diana’s short life, her marriage to Prince Charles, her ‘war’ with the Royal Family and her love and hard work for sick and poor people all over the world.
The Avengers are superheroes with very special powers who defend the world against its enemies. Recently, though, they have made mistakes. Governments decide that the team will need permission for future fights. Some Avengers are happy to sign an agreement. Others angrily refuse. Suddenly Avengers are fighting Avengers.
This is the funniest book that you will read about English people! Why are the English different from Europeans? George Mikes’ book describes the strange things the English do and say. And the English don’t get angry when they read the book. They love it! You will too!
Jack Sparrow, captain of the Black Pearl, is back in a new adventure. This time he, Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann, and Commodore Norrington are all looking for a chest that belongs to the terrible Captain Davy Jones. But Davy Jones has other plans for Jack Sparrow...
Are you brave enough to read four of Poe’s famous horror stories? Edgar Allan Poe wrote strange stories about terrible people and evil crimes. Don’t read this book late at night!
For a number of years, William plays a game with a ghost before he goes to sleep. The ghost is a poltergeist that William calls ‘Poldy’. At the beginning William and Poldy play a friendly game every night, but then the game begins to change. It becomes a dangerous game. Who will win?
In the 1930s Grey Owl was the most famous North American Indian in the world. He wanted to save his land, its forests and animals. He wanted to change the world. He also had a very strange secret. This book tells his true story. MP3 CD contains complete audio recording.
This wonderful story of fairies, dreams and lovers is as popular today as it was in Shakespeare’s time. In a wood outside Athens, four young people are following their dreams, while fairies play strange games with them. Their world seems unreal – but is it really very different from our own?
Anna Scott is an American film star. She is rich, beautiful and very famous. William Thacker is a shy man who has a small, unsuccessful bookshop in London. Their lives are different in every way, but they are both looking for someone special. Can a future together be more than a dream? Notting Hill is a wonderful – and very funny – love story.
Sephy Hadley and Callum McGregor are two young people who fall in love. But Sephy is a Cross, the daughter of a government minister, and Callum is a nought. In their world, Crosses and noughts cannot be friends. Must they become enemies? Or is there hope for them - and for their unhappy country? British English
The older son of Odin, King of Asgard, is strong and brave—but also proud and thoughtless. When Thor’s actions put Asgard in great danger from its enemies, Odin sends him away, without his powers, to Earth. Can Thor become wiser, far from home? Will he ever be able to return to Asgard? And what will he find if he does?
The Doctor and his companion, Clara, are on the most beautiful train in history, speeding past the stars of the future. But something terrible is killing the passengers. After you see the mummy, you only have 66 seconds. Then you die. There is no escape. As the Doctor races against the clock, he seems to Clara more unfeeling than ever before. Will he...
Alone, without the Doctor, Clara discovers a new danger from another dimension. But how do you hide when even the walls give no protection? People need help and the Doctor can’t leave the TARDIS. And Clara has to fight an enemy that can’t be seen.
Why is the frightening Mr Hyde a friend of the nice Dr Jekyll? Who is the evil little man? And why does he seem to have power over the doctor? After a terrible murder, everyone is looking for Mr Hyde. But he has disappeared. Or has he?
Quasimodo is gentle and kind, but his body is ugly and deformed. Lonely and sad, he hides from the world. But then he meets Esmeralda, a beautiful, innocent, young girl who is running for her life.