A poor girl has a mean mother and mean sister. She works hard and is always polite, but they are still mean to her. One day, the girl meets a fairy who gives her a gift . When she speaks, flowers and jewels fall from her mouth! At home, her mother is surprised. She wants the same gift for the poor girl’s sister. But will the fairy give this gift to such a mean girl?
Young Learners Classic Readers provide beginning English-language learners enjoyable and easy reading practice of famous stories from around the world. Young English-language learners will enjoy developing their vocabulary and reading fluency with the easy-to-read adaptations included in this varied collection of well-known tales for children.
Each story includes:
• A short introduction
• A picture gallery of characters
• A story including full-color illustrations and highlighted dialog for easy recognition of spoken language
• A short playlet
• A word list with pictures
• Audio recordings