Publisher's Synopsis

This ELT Graded Reader is made for people learning English as an additional language. The short, simple text is also perfect for anyone looking for an easier read.

In this story, August "Auggie" Pullman has been home-schooled all his life. Now he is starting fifth grade at a school in New York City. He doesn't want other students to look at him, but that isn't easy when he looks like he does.


Our Penguin Readers books include:

  • Simple text (CEFR-levelled)
  • Pictures to help you understand the story
  • Fun exercises to help you learn and practise English


With the print book, you can get even more help online:

  • Read the book online
  • Listen to the book being read out loud
  • Get lesson plans for teachers
  • Find answers to check your understanding


Note: online resources not available with the eBook.

Book information

ISBN: 9780241397893
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
Edition: Paperback original
DEWEY: 428.64
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 78g
Height: 128mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 4mm