"Please, Sir, I want some more." Born in a workhouse, the little
orphan Oliver Twist survives with little food or love. He runs away
to London and finds a place to stay with Fagin and his "family".
But Oliver soon realises that Fagin wants him to become a thief and
he tries to run away. Can Oliver escape a life of crime? Who is the
mysterious Monks? And what is his connection with Oliver? Adapted
by Janet Olearski A series of well-known classic stories by
world-famous authors that have been chosen, and adapted, to appeal
to young teenagers. Careful selection of stories with suitable
content and language level has allowed the flavour of the originals
to remain. Reflection boxes throughout the stories help
understanding, and draw links with the students' own lives. While
detailed Before and After Reading activities help and check
understanding. A clear introduction gives information about the
author and the story.