[New graded reader] Neighbours

Our latest graded reader “Neighbours” (Level 2) is now available!

Everyone has neighbours, Maybe our neighbours are nice or interesting. Or maybe they are difficult or strange. Here are five short stories about neighbours for you to read.

Eva is a little frightened of one of her neighbours. He is strange. But one day, something happens to change Eva’s opinion.
Brent’s neighbour is on vacation. The house is empty. So why can he hear a knocking sound on the wall? Brent has a shock when he goes to investigate.
Bryan loves living in his quiet house. There are big old trees in the garden. But not everyone likes the trees. Someone makes trouble for Bryan. Bryan has to fight to stop the troublemaker and save his trees.
Everyone loves Skippy. She thinks her neighbours are lonely, so she has an idea to make everyone happy. Will she succeed?
The house next to Katy is empty. So what are the strange lights in the house at night? Katy has to act quickly to save somebody’s life.

New Graded Reader – Wintertime

Our new Level 3 graded reader “Wintertime” is now available!

There are five stories about winter in this book.
The forest is a dangerous place in winter, but Stefan takes his dog there. There is an accident. What will happen? Can anyone help Stefan? Or will he die alone in the forest?
Everyone thinks Shaun can become an Olympic skating champion, but the local council wants to close the ice rink in his town. Shaun can save the ice rink, but it is a big responsibility for a young boy. Can he do it?
Alan and Keith go camping on a mountain. But the mountain is special. It has secrets. When the weather changes, they see something very scary…
Enjoy these and two more stories about wintertime!

[New Graded Reader] The Vase

Our latest Level 4 graded reader “The Vase” is now available! (Word count: 12,004)

When a doctor in Hong Kong receives a “lucky” Chinese vase in 1910, he has no idea just how lucky it is. This story follows the vase through the 20th century, as it crosses continents and brings luck to its new keepers. What happens to the vase at the end? Does it keep its lucky powers? This story takes you through the major events of the last century and follows the lives of the people who lived through that time, before the vase’s history comes back in a circle.

[New Graded Reader] Everyday Heroes

Our new level 1 graded reader Everyday Heroes is now available!

What do you think of when you hear the word “hero”? Do you think of Superman, or Batman? Of course, they are heroes. But sometimes, normal people can be heroes too. There are five stories in this book about everyday heroes.

  Oliver is a pizza delivery driver. One evening, he goes to a house to deliver some pizzas, but something is wrong. Can Oliver help the family?

   Lydia is going to her wedding, when a bad thing happens. Luckily, some surprising heroes arrive to help her.

  Lucy is excited. She is going to Hawaii for a vacation. There is an emergency on the plane, and only Lucy can help. Can she become a hero? Enjoy these and two more stories!

[New graded reader] The Other Sisters

The Other Sisters – a new graded reader from I Talk You Talk Press. (Level 4 – B1/B2)

Old Secrets – Modern Mysteries Series Book 5

Sisters separated by ambition, distance and war.
Maggie always said that Anna was her much younger sister, but Anna believed Maggie was really her mother. Then Maggie is killed, and Anna discovers that the truth is much more complicated. A break up with her boyfriend and an unexpected legacy lead Anna to give up her comfortable life, and go in search of her real father.

She is drawn into a life that is different from anything she has known before. With her father’s help, she looks for the sister she never knew about.

Anna is lost, confused and angry as she struggles to make sense of the past. Will old secrets and modern mysteries destroy any chance of happiness? Or will she find a new and very different future?

[New graded reader!] The Temple Treasure

Our latest Level 4 graded reader “The Temple Treasure” is now available!

Shuzo is the head priest of a mountain temple in Japan. One night, an unexpected visitor comes to the temple and takes the temple’s most precious treasure. Shuzo has to get the treasure back, but it has been passed to a dangerous gang in Osaka. Shuzo can’t go to the police, so he has to act alone. He knows his life will be in danger, but he goes to Osaka and finds the treasure. Help comes from a very unexpected person, but will it be enough for him to escape back to the temple with the treasure?

Summer Days

Our new Level 3 (A2/B1) graded reader is now available!

There are five short stories about summer in this book.

Paul is sad. His girlfriend doesn’t want to see him anymore. So he goes to his family’s summer house by the lake with his brother. He gets help from a surprising person and by the end of the story he is a happy man. Rachel is excited about her vacation in the south of France. She wants to go to the beach every day, but it rains. She is annoyed, but thanks to the rain, she has a great vacation. Four friends go camping. It is hot and dry and there is the danger of fire. The friends have to work hard to stop a disaster.

Enjoy these stories and two more about hot summer days!

By I Talk You Talk Press – Easy English Reading