Sunday, February 24, 2008
The Prince and the Pauper (Penguin):
A graded reader – Level 2
By Mark Twain (retold by Jane Rollason)
This site is devoted to extra reading practice and grammar activities related to reading of Penguin's The Prince and the Pauper - Level 2 - Elementary - 600 words
The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada before its 1882 publication in the United States. The book is Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father, and Prince Edward, son of Henry VIII of England.