Madeleine L'Engle

Penguin Readers Level 5: A Wrinkle in Time (ELT Graded Reader)
  • Penguin Readers Level 5: A Wrinkle in Time (ELT Graded Reader)

  • Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online.

    Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content.

    The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary.

    A Wrinkle in Time, a Level 5 Reader, is B1 in the CEFR framework. The text is made up of sentences with up to four clauses, introducing present perfect continuous, past perfect, reported speech and second conditional. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear regularly.

    Meg's father has disappeared and nobody in the family knows where he is. One day, Meg and her brother Charles, meet three strange women: Mrs. Who, Mrs. Whatsit and Mrs. Which. Meg hopes that they can help her find her father, but it is a very strange journey.

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    Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys.

Madeleine L'Engle lived in New York and wrote over 60 books for children, including A WRINKLE IN TIME, the first in her Time Quintet series and winner of the highly prestigious Newbury Medal. She died in 2007, aged 88.

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