Punky and the Dog

Punky is a white cat. And he doesn’t like dogs. But today, his family gets a new pet… This story is for Level 1 English learners. Punky is a handsome cat. He is white. His ears, his feet and his tail are black. Now, it’s a sunny day in May. Punky sees something. He isContinue reading “Punky and the Dog”

The Mouse’s Journey to The Moon ネズミの月への旅

The moon is big and beautiful. And, it is made of cheese. “Willie Mouse” by Alta Tabor 英語多読 ー 初心者向け This story was rewritten for Level 2 English learners. The Mouse’s Journey to the Moon When Willie Mouse was a little boy, his mom and dad often said, “Look at the moon. It is big and beautiful.Continue reading “The Mouse’s Journey to The Moon ネズミの月への旅”

Pumpkin Troubles – The Adventures of Peterkin

The Adventures of Peterkin by Gilly Bear. Chapter 1 – Pumpkin Troubles This story has been rewritten for Level 2 English learners to enjoy. Do you know Peterkin? He was the little boy who lived inside a pumpkin. Why did he live there? I don’t remember why. But I imagine that it is terrible toContinue reading “Pumpkin Troubles – The Adventures of Peterkin”

The Tale of Two Bad Mice

There is a beautiful doll house with two cute dolls. One day, the dolls go out, and two bad mice come in. This story is by Beatrix Potter. It is rewritten for Level 2 English learners. The Tale of Two Bad Mice Once upon a time there was a very beautiful doll’s house. It wasContinue reading “The Tale of Two Bad Mice”

A Christmas Carol – Marley’s Ghost – Chapter 1

Scrooge is a bitter old man who loves his money and hates Christmas. But everything changes when he is visited by three ghosts. A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens. This story has been rewritten in modern English so that English learners can enjoy it. Chapter 1 Marley’s Ghost Marley was dead. There is noContinue reading “A Christmas Carol – Marley’s Ghost – Chapter 1”

Peter Pan – Chapter 15 – Hook or Me This Time

Chapter 15 Odd things happen to all of us on our way through life without us noticing that they have happened. For example, if we suddenly discover that we have been deaf in one ear, we have trouble guessing when our hearing had started to fade. Such an experience had come to Peter that night.Continue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 15 – Hook or Me This Time”

Peter Pan – Chapter 14 – The Pirate Ship

Chapter 14 One green light squinted over the pirate river, where the Jolly Roger lay. The Jolly Roger wasn’t just an ordinary ship. It was the cannibal of the seas. She hardly needed the pirates to watch over her because she floated immune, with the horror of her name. She was wrapped in the darknessContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 14 – The Pirate Ship”

Peter Pan – Chapter 13 – Do You Believe in Fairies?

Chapter 13 – Do You Believe in Fairies? The first to emerge from his tree was Curly. He rose out of it into the arms of Cecco, who flung the poor boy down the line of pirates. He was flung from Smee, to Starkey, to Bill Jukes, to Noodler, and so on until he wasContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 13 – Do You Believe in Fairies?”

Peter Pan – Chapter 12 – The Children Are Carried Off

Chapter 12 – The Children Are Carried Off The pirate attack had been a complete surprise. It was sure proof that Hook had executed the plan incorrectly because the pirates weren’t smart enough to outsmart anyone else. Suddenly, around the brave Tiger Lily and her warriors, the pirates suddenly appeared. It was such a surpriseContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 12 – The Children Are Carried Off”

Peter Pan – Chapter 11 – Wendy’s Story

Chapter 11 – Wendy’s Story “Listen,” said Wendy, settling down to her story with Michael at her feet and seven boys in the bed. “Once upon a time, there was a gentleman—“ “I wish he was a lady,” Curly said. “I wish he was a white rat,” said Nibs. “Quiet,” their mother admonished them. ThereContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 11 – Wendy’s Story”