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Red Series

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Helbling Readers Red Series is aimed at young teenagers. It includes a selection of adapted classics and original fiction to get your students reading for pleasure right from beginner level.

New Readers

A series of well-known classic stories by world-famous authors that have been chosen and adapted to appeal to young teenagers.

  • Fact Files give historical and cultural background information
  • A clear introduction gives information about the author
  • Character spreads introduce the people from each story
  • Detailed Before and After Reading activities help and check understanding
  • New specific pages for Exam Practice and Vocabulary Building
  • Reflection Boxes throughout the stories help understanding, and draw links with the students’ own lives
  •  Life skills spreads introduce themes from each story allowing students to make connections with contemporary issues and develop all-important life skills


PLUS:

  • Cyber Homework and free online resources for each title on helbling-ezone.com
  • Audio CD for each title
Level 1

THE ADVENTURES OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

ISBN: 978-3-99045-934-8
by Hugh Lofting

80 pages

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THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER

ISBN: 978-3-99045-871-6
by Mark Twain

84 pages

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THE FISHERMAN AND HIS SOUL

ISBN: 978-3-99045-797-9
by Oscar Wilde

84 pages

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PETER PAN

ISBN: 978-3-99045-789-4
by J. M. Barrie

84 pages

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THE HAPPY PRINCE and THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE

ISBN: 978-3-99045-722-1
by Oscar Wilde

84 pages

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KING ARTHUR

ISBN: 978-3-99045-720-7
by Howard Pyle

84 pages

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

ISBN: 978-3-99045-718-4
by Arthur Conan Doyle

92 pages

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THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ

ISBN: 978-3-99045-716-0
by L. Frank Baum

100 pages

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FIVE CHILDREN AND IT

ISBN: 978-3-99045-686-6
by Edith Nesbit

80 pages

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THE RAILWAY CHILDREN

ISBN: 978-3-99045-278-3
by Edith Nesbit

76 pages

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

ISBN: 978-3-85272-943-5
by Kenneth Graham

76 pages

BE

Level 2

A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT

ISBN: 978-3-99045-936-2
by Mark Twain

88 pages

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ROBINSON CRUSOE

ISBN: 978-3-99045-892-1
by Daniel Defoe

84 pages

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ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

ISBN: 978-3-99045-862-4
by Lewis Carroll

96 pages

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THE SECRET GARDEN

ISBN: 978-3-99045-811-2
by Frances Hodgson Burnett

80 pages

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ROBIN HOOD

ISBN: 978-3-99045-791-7
by Howard Pyle

84 pages

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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE STOLEN JEWELS

ISBN: 978-3-99045-687-3
by Arthur Conan Doyle

96 pages

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THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY

ISBN: 978-3-99045-280-6
by Arthur Conan Doyle

72 pages

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ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - ANNE ARRIVES

ISBN: 978-3-85272-762-2
by Lucy Maud Montgomery

88 pages

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LITTLE WOMEN

ISBN: 978-3-85272-515-4
by Louisa May Alcott

84 pages

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BLACK BEAUTY

ISBN: 978-3-85272-155-2
by Anna Sewell

80 pages

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MOWGLI’S BROTHERS

ISBN: 978-3-85272-051-7
by Rudyard Kipling

84 pages

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THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE

ISBN: 978-3-85272-001-2
by Arthur Conan Doyle

64 pages

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Level 3

KIM

ISBN: 978-3-99045-938-6
by Rudyard Kipling

92 pages

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TREASURE ISLAND

ISBN: 978-3-99045-893-8
by Robert Louis Stevenson

92 pages

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

ISBN: 978-3-99045-869-3
by Charles Dickens

92 pages

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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

ISBN: 978-3-99045-808-2
by Mark Twain

108 pages

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OLIVER TWIST

ISBN: 978-3-99045-806-8
by Charles Dickens

84 pages

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UNCLE TOM’S CABIN

ISBN: 978-3-99045-688-0
by Harriet Beecher Stowe

88 pages

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WHAT KATY DID

ISBN: 978-3-99045-414-5
by Susan Coolidge

76 pages

AE

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - ANNE GROWS UP

ISBN: 978-3-99045-282-0
by Lucy Maud Montgomery

72 pages

AE

GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

ISBN: 978-3-85272-947-3
by Jonathan Swift

72 pages

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WHITE FANG

ISBN: 978-3-85272-301-3
by Jack London

76 pages

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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

ISBN: 978-3-85272-231-3
by Mark Twain

84 pages

AE

THE STOLEN WHITE ELEPHANT

ISBN: 978-3-85272-002-9
by Mark Twain

64 pages

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A series of original fiction specially devised for young teenage students of English. 
 

  • Written by renowned EFL authors
  • Combining easy-to-understand language with exciting plots to appeal to younger readers.

 

PLUS:

  • Cyber Homework and free online resources for each title on helbling-ezone.com
  • Audio CD for each title
Level 1

NEXT DOOR

ISBN: 978-3-99045-902-7
by Robert Campbell

88 pages

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A NEW HOME FOR SOCKS

ISBN: 978-3-99045-900-3
by Antoinette Moses

76 pages

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DAN AND THE VILLAGE FÊTE

ISBN: 978-3-99045-874-7
by Richard MacAndrew

72 pages

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DAN AND THE STOLEN BIKES

ISBN: 978-3-99045-397-1
by Richard MacAndrew

68 pages

BE

Level 2

DAN IN LONDON

ISBN: 978-3-99089-094-3
by Richard MacAndrew

76 pages

BE

THE ANTI-BULLY SQUAD

ISBN: 978-3-99089-096-7
by Rick Sampedro

76 pages

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THE TIME CAPSULE

ISBN: 978-3-99045-726-9
by Robert Campbell

100 pages

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DAN AND THE MISSING DOGS

ISBN: 978-3-85272-766-0
by Richard MacAndrew

76 pages

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PRINCESS ON THE RUN

ISBN: 978-3-85272-160-6
by Paul Davenport

96 pages

BE

Level 3

MR FOOTBALL

ISBN: 978-3-99089-097-4
by Janet Olearski

100 pages

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DAN AND THE HONG KONG MYSTERY

ISBN: 978-3-99045-396-4
by Richard MacAndrew

76 pages

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DAN AND THE ISLAND MYSTERY

ISBN: 978-3-99045-257-8
by Richard MacAndrew

76 pages

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STUBS GROWS UP

ISBN: 978-3-85272-328-0
by Paul Davenport

92 pages

AE

TWINS

ISBN: 978-3-85272-293-1
by Janet Olearski

88 pages

BE

A lively series of fully illustrated stories centred around a group of friends, the Westbourne Kids, allowing young readers to identify with both the characters and the stories.

  • Exciting double-page cartoon spreads feature real dialogue for a communicative approach
  • Stimulating Before and After Reading pages help and check understanding with Cambridge A2 Key and Trinity Levels 1 to 4 style activities
  • Exit Test

 

PLUS:

  • Cyber Homework and free online resources for each title on helbling-ezone.com
  • Audio CD for each title
Level 1

HOLLY’S NEW FRIEND

ISBN: 978-3-99089-100-1
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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ZADIE’S BIG DAY

ISBN: 978-3-99045-814-3
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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DAVID AND THE GREAT DETECTIVE

ISBN: 978-3-99045-805-1
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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JACK’S ENDLESS SUMMER

ISBN: 978-3-85272-572-7
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

BE

Level 2

HOLLY THE ECO WARRIOR

ISBN: 978-3-99045-878-5
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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RICKY’S BIG IDEA

ISBN: 978-3-99045-876-1
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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JACK AND THE WESTBOURNE FAIR

ISBN: 978-3-99045-873-0
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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GRACE, ROMEO, JULIET AND FRED

ISBN: 978-3-99045-727-6
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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Level 3

DAVID AND THE BLACK CORSAIR

ISBN: 978-3-99045-945-4
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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RICKY AND THE AMERICAN GIRL

ISBN: 978-3-99045-879-2
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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ZADIE’S LAST RACE

ISBN: 978-3-85272-584-0
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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GRACE AND THE DOUBLE LIFE

ISBN: 978-3-85272-120-0
by Martyn Hobbs

64 pages

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Beautifully illustrated short books that even the most reluctant student will easily read in one sitting.

  • A wide variety of Before and After Reading activities
  • Interesting and fun Fact Files exploring the issues raised, contemporary culture, internet projects and extra listening activities
  • Manageable length (32 pages) meaning that even less able students get a real sense of progress and achievement

 

PLUS:

  • Cyber Homework and free online resources for each title on helbling-ezone.com
  • Audio CD for each title
Level 1

THE CLEVER WOMAN

ISBN: 978-3-85272-027-2
by Herbert Puchta

32 pages

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FIREBALL’S HEART

ISBN: 978-3-85272-003-6
by Herbert Puchta

32 pages

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Level 2

THE AFRICAN MASK

ISBN: 978-3-99045-815-0
by Günter Gerngross

32 pages

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THE SURPRISE

ISBN: 978-3-99045-728-3
by Günter Gerngross

32 pages

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Level 3

THE LOST SMILE

ISBN: 978-3-99089-101-8
by Christian Holzmann

32 pages

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THE SPRING CUP

ISBN: 978-3-85272-005-0
by Christian Holzmann

32 pages

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