Engage with younger learners with Pearson English Kids Readers
What if young learners immersed themselves in learning English, not because they had to, but because it was fun and interesting? Now you can with Pearson English Kids Readers! These English learning books help children develop their English by immersing them in the world’s most beloved stories.
Learners discover interesting facts about the world around them with Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) titles
Why choose Pearson English Kids Readers?
With Pearson English Readers for Kids, you can teach English with a difference. Bring more interaction into your classroom and make the most of your Kids Readers with additional teacher’s resources:
Full page-by-page audio. Full audio is available with every book, helping students practise listening skills and accustom themselves to listening in English for longer.
Teacher’s notes. All the resources a teacher needs for time-efficient and productive teaching, including chapter summaries and discussion activities.
Princess Aurora lives in a big castle. Prince Phillip is her friend.The Princess puts one hand on a spindle … she sleeps and sleeps.Does Princess Aurora see Prince Phillip again?
Where I Live
Emma loves her neighborhood. There is a park. There are stores and a market. Where does she go every day?
There is a dance at the big house today!Cinderella is sad. Her sisters are at the dance …POUF! It is the Fairy Godmother.Does Cinderella go to the dance? Does she see the Prince?
Nemo is a fish. Nemo and his Dad live in the ocean.It is the first day in school today.Who does Nemo see in school on the first day?
Rory Wants a Pet
Rory is a dinosaur. He wants a pet. He wants a cat, a bird, or an elephant. What is the big ball in the kitchen? It moves! Is it a pet?
Wendy, John and Michael live in London. They live in a big house. Peter Pan and Tinker Bell live in Neverland. They go to London and fly in to the house. Who is Peter Pan? Who is Thinker Bell? And what is Neverland?
The Magic Toys Go on Holiday
Sam and Amy go on holiday to Thailand. Sam has a toy spider. Amy has a toy cat, and a tablet.What is that magic picture on her tablet?
Winston the Wizard
Winston is a magic wizard. He does a magic spell. "Oh no! My black cat is a dog now! Where is my wand? Where is my magic?" "I want my cat!"
Wheels Go Round CLIL
The town is busy today. Swish-swash! Beep! Beep! Wooo! Wooo! Ring! Ring! Two wheels, four wheels, six or eight? Is it a car, a bicycle, or a bus?
The Enormous Crocodile
The Enormous Crocodile is horrible. He eats boys and girls, and he is hungry! Now the crocodile is hiding and the children cannot see him. Can Humpy-Rumpy, Trunky, Muggle-Wump and the Roly-Poly bird help the children?
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven little dwarfs live in the house. All the Dwarfs love Snow White. The Queen is angry. She makes a poisoned apple for Snow White. Does Snow White eat the apple?
The Little Mermaid
Ariel is a mermaid. She loves human things. One day Ariel sees a boat … and a Prince on the boat. Suddenly there is a storm. Can Ariel help the Prince?
Awake at Night
Amy and Jack are on vacation. They are visiting Max. It is dark. They cannot sleep. Suddenly, Amy points. "Look!" she says. "What are they?" Bats, birds, butterflies, moths...? Learn about animals of the night!
Disney The Jungle Book
Mowgli is a boy. He lives in the jungle.The dangerous tiger does not like Mowgli.Mowgli meets Baloo the bear.Can Baloo help Mowgli?
Hans Christian Andersen/ Nicola Schofield
Thumbelina is a very small girl. She sleeps in a shell next to the window. One night, an ugly toad takes her. She is scared, she wants to go home! She meets fish, insects and a bird ... Can she find a prince?
Young Pirate Patch finds a treasure map in a bottle in the ocean. Patch and his friends read the map and look for treasure - but bad Captain Blackbeard is following them, and sharks are near their boat! Can they find the treasure?
Disney Pixar Toy Story 1
Andy is a boy with toys. Woody, the sheriff, is his favorite toy.It’s Andy’s birthday. He gets a new toy, a space ranger.But can Woody and the space ranger be friends?
Disney Pixar Monsters, Inc
Dr Barbara Ingham
Sulley is big, blue, and furry. Mike is short and green with one big eye. Mike and Sulley are friends. They are monsters! Every night the monsters scare children in their beds. One day, Sulley opens a door. He meets Boo! Can Sulley, Mike, and Boo be friends?
Marvel's Spider-Man: The Story of Spider-Man
Peter Parker is a high school student. He is very clever. Look! A dangerous spider is on Peter's hand - OW! Now, he is a Spider-Man! Peter sees a robber - what does he do? Is Peter a super hero?
Marvel's Avengers: Freaky Thor Day
Kendra is a school girl. She likes Thor. He is her favorite Avenger! Thor has a hammer and Kendra has a backpack. POP! Kendra's backpack is very heavy. Does it have powers now? It's a Freaky Thor Day for Kendra.
Pongo and Perdita are Dalmatian dogs.They have 15 Dalmatian puppies.Cruella De Vil steals the puppies. She wants to make a new fur coat!All the animals in London are looking for these puppies.Can they save them in time?
Giraffe and Pelly
Billy loves sweets and he dreams about having his own sweet shop. One day, at the old sweet shop, he meets three new friends; a giraffe, a pelican and a dancing monkey. The friends meet a rich Duke and clean the windows of his big house. But there is a jewel thief in the house!Can the friends stop the thief? And can the Duke help Billy buy the old sweet shop?
Up in the Air
A hot air balloon is an aircraft. A helicopter moves in an interesting way. An A380 jet plane has 22 wheels. Let’s read and learn about flying....
Shaun the Sheep
Shaun the Sheep and his friends go to their favourite tree. Some sheep climb up it, some play on the swings, and other sheep dance and make music. They are having a party in the tree.But it is a very cold morning and the farmer wants to cut down the tree for firewood!Can Shaun and his friends stop the farmer and save the tree?
Pinocchio is a puppet, but he can move, he can walk, and he can talk.Pinocchio goes to school but Honest John and Giddy see him. “We can make a lot of money!” they say …Can Pinocchio find his way home?Can he find his father?Will he ever be a real boy?
Butterflies and Frogs
Hannah is a scientist and she studies animals. She wants to show you two animals with amazing life cycles: a butterfly and a frog. The peacock butterfly lives in Europe. The red-eyed tree frog lives in the rainforests of Central and South America. Which one hibernates? Which one is nocturnal? Let’s take a look.
Toy Story 2
The fat man moved fast and put Woody in his bag. He wanted to sell Woody to a museum in Japan. Buzz and the other toys want to save Woody. But Jessie shows Woody he is a famous toy. He is surprised – it’s nice to be famous. Woody has new friends now. Does he want to go home?
The Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum/ Helen Parker
One day, a great storm takes Dorothy, and her dog Toto, to Oz. They have to follow the yellow brick road and find the Wizard of Oz to go home.Dorothy meets new friends; a scarecrow, a tin man, and a lion. Can they help her find the Wizard, and go home to her family?
Disney Pixar A Bug's Life
A bug’s life is difficult. Every day the ants have to find food.The grasshoppers come and take the food.Thee ants are tired but Flik has an idea … they can fight the grasshoppers. But grasshoppers are bigger than ants!Can Flik find some friends to help them? Can they work together to fight the grasshoppers?
Poptropica English Space Island Adventure
Peter, Pepper and Captain Cloud are on a spaceship. They stop at Space Island. They meet some friendly green aliens and see an alien school, an Astronaut Cafe and a blue elephant!But the aliens need their help. A big meteor is coming to Space Island!Can they find the big laser, stop the meteor and rescue Space Island?
Festival Fun CLIL
A festival is a celebration, to have a party on a special day. Visit different festivals in the world. Scotland, New Zealand, Africa, and more..... Which is your favourite festival?
Marvel's Avengers: Call for Back Up
Thanos wants to find the leaders of the Earth. He comes to the Moon Base but Iron Man sees him. Iron Man knows he has to get help. He has many friends. They are super heroes and they can fight Thanos. Who answers the call for back-up? Can they stop Thanos and his dangerous army?
Marvel's Spider-Man: The Swashbuckling Spider
Nick Fury asks Spider-Man to help because The Avengers are away. But watching the computer screens is boring! Falling through a portal onto a pirate ship is not boring! Who does Spider-Man meet on the pirate ship? There are many pirates to fight - Blackbeard, Sandy Dunes and Doctor Squidlegs. Can Spider-Man and his new friend win the fight?
There is going to be a big storm and Jenny's son John loves storms. John counts the seconds between the thunder and the lightning. This tells him how far away the lightning is. Their dog, Patty, is scared because thunder is louder for dogs! Do you know how hailstones form? How to stay safe in a tornado? Why sandstorms are so dangerous? Or how big a hurricane can be? John does and now you can too!
Wind in the Willows
Mole is happy in his little house - so happy, he plays and sings outside. Then he meets Water Rat, and his new friend shows him many things - horses, the river, boats, a village, and a gypsy caravan! That year, Mole and Rat make more new friends; Otter in the river, Toad at Toad Hall, Badger, and the Hedgehogs in the Wild Wood. But, one day Mole starts to cry. “Rat! We’re near my old home. I want to go there!” Can Rat help Mole find his way home?
Toy Story 3
Woody and his friends have a problem! Andy is going away to college. He is older now and doesn’t need toys.
When the sky fell on Chicken Little the people listened to him.When aliens came the people did not listen to him.Now, Chicken Little needs to save them from the aliens.Will his father listen to the truth?Can Chicken Little save the town?
The Fantastic Mr Fox
Boggis, Bunce and Bean are very rich, very mean farmers, and they hate Mr Fox. Every evening, Fox goes down to one of their farms and takes a chicken, a duck or a turkey for dinner.The angry farmers want to kill Mr Fox and they have an idea. “Let’s dig him out, him and his family!”
But foxes are better diggers than men, and Mr Fox has a fantastic idea too!
The fastest flying insect is a dragonfly. A kangaroo can jump 13.5 metres. Dolphins are intelligent and friendly animals. Animal Athletes of land, sea and air. There are cool cats and other acrobats. Let’s read about them all.
The Lion King
Mufasa was the king of the Pride Lands. He was also Simba’s father. “You are going to be the king of all this,” Mufasa told his son. But Simba’s uncle, Scar, had a different plan … Who will be “The Lion King”?
Enjoy two great stories about the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his good friend Mr. Watson ...
The League of Redheads. Mr. Wilson starts a very strange new job, copying a dictionary at “The League of Redheads”. But what is this strange “league”? And can Holmes stop the bank thief?
The Three Students. When Mr. Soames goes to his room at the college, he finds an important exam paper on the floor. Did a student try to copy the paper? But who was it? And what does the servant know about it?
Disney Pixar The Incredibles
The Incredibles are a family of superheroes. But people do not want superheroes anymore! Mr. Incredible becomes Bob Parr and gets a normal job. It is very boring. One day he gets a message … He must stop the Omnidroid! But who is Syndrome and what does he want?
Eleanor H. Porter / Colleen Degnan-Veness
Orphan Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her cold, unhappy Aunt Polly. She plays the glad game - it helps her find things to be glad about. Before long, Pollyanna is helping people in the town play the glad game, and they feel happier.Then, one day, a terrible accident happens! Can it stop Pollyanna's smile?
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie Bucket is very poor and dreams of eating chocolate.Then one lucky day, he finds a golden ticket in a chocolate bar. Now he can visit Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, the biggest and most famous chocolate factory in the world!Inside the factory, Charlie sees wonderful things. But some other children are visiting the factory too. Some very greedy and horrible children!He doesn’t know it, but this visit will change his life.
George’s Marvellous Medicine
George hated his grandmother. She was a selfish, nasty, grumpy old woman. Was she a witch?Then, one day, George has a marvellous idea. He makes Grandma a magic medicine from all the runny, powdery and gooey things in the house.“Perhaps she’ll become a better person, or her head will explode!” he thought.Open your mouth wide Grandma, you are going to have a nasty surprise!
A little robot called WALL-E moves through the mountains of trash on planet Earth. The people escaped a long time ago when Earth became too dirty and dangerous. They all went to live on a big space station and left behind a lot of robots to clean the planet. Now WALL-E is the only robot left on Earth. When WALL-E finds a small, green thing and sees a strange red light at his feet, his life changes. WALL-E’s space story is just starting …
A long time ago on Mount Olympus, Hercules was born to Zeus and his wife, Hera. Zeus was the greatest of the gods, and baby Hercules was already very strong. Hades was the god of the dead and the other gods hated him. When he came up from the Underworld to meet the baby, he brought Hercules a dangerous toy. Hades wants to take control of the world from Zeus and only Hercules can stop him …
Jonathan Swift/ Melanie Williams
This is the story of Gulliver, a clever man who loved adventures. This is his greatest adventure!When his ship hits a rock, Gulliver swims to an island called Lilliput. There, he meets a group of tiny people – the Liliputians.But Lilliput is in danger. Will Gulliver help the Liliputians win their war with the Blefuscans? Will the Lilliputians help Gulliver get home again?The story of Gulliver is over 150 years old. It teaches us how different people can work together and be friends.
Remy the rat loves to cook.He goes to Paris and finds a famous chef’s restaurant.He helps a boy who works in the kitchen to make delicious food.Read about their adventures together in a world where people hate rats!
Hunchback of Notre Dame
“Master, can’t I go outside?” Quasimodo asked.“No. You’re an ugly monster,” Frollo told him. “Out there, people will laugh at you. This is your sanctuary. When your mother left you here, I brought you inside. I’m your only friend.”Why does Quasimodo’s master keep him in the tower?Why does Frollo hate the gypsies?Can Quasimodo find out the truth and can he find true love?
Island Hopping CLIL
A penguin decides to look for a new home. Somewhere quiet, with more space. Let's go with her on a journey to different islands around the world... And see what we discover...
Into I.T. CLIL
The World Wide Web is a virtual world. We can’t feel it or touch it, but it connects millions of people around the world – sharing information and communicating.Today, we can shop for just about anything, study, look at photos, watch films, send emails, play games or talk with friends online. We love being online, but it can be dangerous too!Do you know who started some of the biggest websites on the Internet? What other ways there are to store information? How to be safe online? This book will tell you.
Harry's Clothes Project CLIL
How many different clothes can you see in the street? Think about all the different clothes you wear in just one day, in just one week. And the different clothes for different times of the year! Harry did a project about clothes for his teacher. He knows a lot about clothes now. How about you?
Wallace and Gromit
Wallace and his dog Gromit have a new business - a bakery. When Wallace meets Piella Bakewell, the Bake-o-lite girl, he quickly falls in love. But Gromit discovers a terrible, dark secret. Has Piella already killed twelve bakers? And is Wallace going to be the thirteenth? "Gromit isn't going to stop me!" says Piella angrily. The brave dog has to work fast to save his friend.
James and the Giant Peach
Sad, lonely James Trotter lives with his two horrible aunts. When one day, he drops some magic stones under a tree; a giant peach grows in the garden. James discovers new friends living inside the peach; Centipede, Miss Spider and other friendly giant insects! Soon, the peach takes them all on a wonderful adventure. ’We’re going to visit beautiful places and see wonderful things.’ says Ladybird. And they really do!
Francis Hodgsen Burnett / Caroline Laidlaw
When Mary’s parents suddenly die in India, she goes to live with her uncle in a large, dark, lonely house in England. Mary is not happy in her new home, but she soon discovers the key to a secret garden.She meets new friends; Dickon who can charm animals, and Colin who is very ill and cannot walk.Can the three friends make the secret garden beautiful again? And can they help Colin walk again?
Astronauts in Space
From the earliest times, people have looked up at the stars, the moon and the planets – now, we know more about them than we ever have. Today, people can train to be astronauts, work in space, or join a future mission to Mars.Did you know that the first astronauts were animals? That for astronauts working in space, the sun rises 15 times in 24 hours? Do you know how you might train to become an astronaut? Or where astronauts might explore next?
Atlantis: Lost Empire
Thousands of years ago, the Empire of Atlantis was a wonderful place. The people of Atlantis built computers, amazing buildings, and fantastic flying machines. One day, a great storm came to Atlantis. The waters rose and soon they covered everything. In just one day, the whole of Atlantis disappeared.
Centuries ago in China, there was a young woman. She was called Mulan, and she lived with her parents and grandmother. Mulan loved her family and she wanted to bring honor to them. Join her on her adventure as she tries to save her family, her friends, and her country.But at that time there was only one way for a young woman to do that – she had to marry a good husband.
When Carl was a boy, he often wore goggles and a helmet because he imagined he was an explorer. Now Carl is an old man and he has to go to live in a home for the elderly. But when two men come to take Carl to the home, they hear a loud noise and see something amazing! Thousands of balloons on ropes are coming out of the chimney, pulling the house UP into the air! Read about Carl’s amazing adventure.
Poptropica English Future Island Adventure
It is one thousand years in the future on the island of Verdana.For Leo, Carla, Tim and Ola, life is sad and boring. There are no trees or animals. The streets are dirty and polluted, and the children are chased by horrible robots!But Ola's grandfather, Popp, remembers life in the past, before Verdana lost its wildlife. ''Something terrible happened one day, a long time ago...''Join Popp and the brave young friends on their exciting adventure to clean up the island and stop the robots.