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John Escott - Agatha Christie, Woman of Mystery
What does the name 'Agatha Christie' mean? To many people, it means a book about a murder mystery - a 'whodunnit'. 'I'm reading an Agatha Christie,' people say. 'I'm not sure who the murder is - I think it's...' But hey are usually wrong, because it is not easy to guess the murderer's name before the end of the book. But who was Agatha Christie? What was she like? Was her life quiet and unexciting, or was it full of interest and adventure? Was there a mystery in her life, too?

John Escott - Star ​Reporter (Oxford Bookworms)
This ​award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students. Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence. Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension. Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension. Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.

John Escott - England ​(Oxford Bookworms)
Every ​year millions of people visit England from all over the world. Why? Read about the History of the country and some of the things you can see and do there today - the cities, national parks, sports, the cinema and the theatre, pubs and music. All the things that make England a beutiful and exciting place to visit!

John Escott - The ​Girl with Green Eyes (Oxford Bookworms)
Greg ​is a porter at the Shepton Hotel in New York. When a girl with beautiful green eyes asks him for help, Greg can't say no. The girl's name is Cassie, and she says she is an artist. She tells Greg that her stepfather has her sketchbooks, and now she wants them back. Cassie says her stepfather is staying at Greg's hotel . . . so what could go wrong?

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - John Escott - Sherlock ​Holmes: Two Plays (Oxford Bookworms)
It ​is the end of the nineteenth century, and Sherlock Holmes, the world-famous detective, lives at 221B Baker Street London. The great capital is a rainy, foggy city, where the police often have difficulty in catching criminals. Luckily, Holmes is there to help them, but only if a csae is interesting enough. Holmes is extremely intelligent, and intelligent people are often impatient with their friends. "Think, Watson!" he says sharply to the good doctor, ho is not as clever or as quick as he is. But he sometimes needs Dr Watson's help, and grateful for it, especially in a dangerous situation.

John Escott - Dead ​Man's Money (Oxford Bookworms)
When ​Cal Dexter rents one of the Blue Lake Cabins, he finds $3000 under the floor! He doesn't know it, but it is the money from a bank robbery. A dead man's money. 'Do I take it to the police?' he thinks. But three more people want the money, and two of them are dangerous. Can Cal stop them?

John Escott - The ​Cat (Oxford Bookworms)
Help ​your students build reading confidence and fluency with the Oxford Bookworms Library. With adapted American and European literature, teachers can make the Oxford Bookworms Library a part of their English language arts curriculum. English learners and struggling readers can enjoy the same novels that are found in the mainstream curriculum. Available in seven accessible levels, students can choose from more than 150 titles from starter level to advanced for extensive or independent reading.

John Escott - Sister ​Love and Other Crime Stories (Oxford Bookworms)
Some ​sisters are good friends, some are not. Sometimes there is more hate in a family than there is love. Karin is beautiful and has lots of men friends, but she can be very unkind to her sister Marcia. Perhaps when they were small, there was love between them, but that was a long time ago. They say that everybody has one crime in them. Perhaps they only take an umbrella that does not belong to them. Perhaps they steal from a shop, perhaps they get angry and hit someone, perhaps they kill.... (Word count 5,565)

John Escott - The ​Ghost of Genny Castle (Penguin Readers)
Claire ​goes to stay with her Aunt Min in a village that has an old castle, with a black tower. The castle has a dangerous secret, but what is it and can Claire find out? "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English. Originally designed for teaching English as a foreign language, the series' combination of high interest level and low reading age makes it suitable for both English-speaking teenagers with limited reading skills and students of English as a second language. Many titles in the series also provide access to the pre-20th century literature strands of the National Curriculum English Orders. "Penguin Readers" are graded at seven levels of difficulty, from "Easystarts" with a 200-word vocabulary, to Level 6 (Advanced) with a 3000-word vocabulary. In addition, titles fall into one of three sub-categories: "Contemporary", "Classics" or "Originals". At the end of each book there is a section of enjoyable exercises focusing on vocabulary building, comprehension, discussion and writing. Some titles in the series are available with an accompanying audio cassette, or in a book and cassette pack. Additionally, selected titles have free accompanying "Penguin Readers Factsheets" which provide stimulating exercise material for students, as well as suggestions for teachers on how to exploit the Readers in class.

John Escott - Robin ​Hood (Oxford Bookworms)
'You're ​a brave man, but I am afraid for you,' says Lady Marian to Robin of Locksley. She is afraid because Robin does not like Prince John's new taxes and wants to do something for the poor people of Nottingham. When Prince John hears this, Robin is suddenly in great danger.

John Escott - As ​the Inspector Said (Oxford Bookworms)
The ​murder plan seems so neat, so clever. How can it possibly fail? And when Sonia's stupid, boring little husband is dead, she will be free to marry her handsome lover. But perhaps the boring little husband is not so stupid after all... Murder plans that go wrong, a burglar who makes a bad mistake, a famous jewel thief who meets a very unusual detective ... These five stories from the golden age of crime writing are full of mystery and surprises.

John Escott - Girl ​on a Motorcycle (Oxford Bookworms)
'Give ​me the money,' says the robber to the Los Angeles security guard. The guard looks at the gun and hands over the money. The robber has long blond hair and rides a motorcycle - and a girl with long blond hair arrives at Kenny's motel - on a motorcycle. Is she the robber?

Louisa May Alcott - John Escott - Little ​Women (Oxford Bookworms)
When ​Christmas comes for the four March girls, there is no money for expensive presents and they give away their Christmas breakfast to a poor family. But there are no happier girls in America than Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. They miss their father, of course, who is away at the Civil War, but they try hard to be good so that he will be proud of his 'little women' when he comes home. This heart-warming story of family life has been popular for more than a hundred years.

John Escott - Great ​Crimes (Oxford Bookworms)
Most ​of us love reading about crime in the newspapers, and reading stories about Sherlock Holmes and other great detectives. This book looks at some of the great crimes of history - crimes like the Lindbergh kidnapping and the Mona Lisa robbery. It also looks at some great criminals, like the poisoner Dr Crippen. Most of the crimes were solved, but some, like the assassination of President Kennedy, still hold their mysteries.

Anna Sewell - John Escott - Black ​Beauty (Oxford Bookworms)
Egyszerűsített ​olvasmány angol nyelven. Hasznos segítség a nyelvtanulásban. A kötet 4. nehézségi fokozatú, az olvasásához kb. 1400 szavas szókincs szükséges.

John Escott - Agatha ​Christie - Woman of Mystery (Oxford Bookworms)
What ​does the name 'Agatha Christie' mean? To many people, it means a book about a murder mystery - a 'whodunnit'. 'I'm reading an Agatha Christie,' people say. 'I'm not sure who the murder is - I think it's...' But hey are usually wrong, because it is not easy to guess the murderer's name before the end of the book. But who was Agatha Christie? What was she like? Was her life quiet and unexciting, or was it full of interest and adventure? Was there a mystery in her life, too?

John Escott - American ​Crime Stories (Oxford Bookworms)
Curtis ​Colt didn't kill that liquor store woman, and that's a fact. It's not right that he should have to ride the lightning - that's what prisoners call dying in the electric chair. Curtis doesn't belong in it, and I can prove it.' But can Curtis's girlfriend prove it? Murder has undoubtedly been done, and if Curtis doesn't ride the lightning for it, then who will? These seven short stories, by well-known writers such as Dashiel Hammett, Patricia Highsmith, and Nancy Pickard, will keep you on the edge of your seat. (Word count 26,500)

John Escott - Dead ​Man's Island (Oxford Bookworms)
Mr ​Ross lives on an island where no visitors come. He stops people from taking photographs of him. He is young and rich, but he looks sad. And there is one room in his house which is always locked. Carol Sanders and her mother come to the island to work for Mr Ross. Carol soon decides that there is something very strange about Mr Ross. Where did he get his money from? How can a young man buy an island? So she watches, and she listens - and one night she learns what is behind the locked door.

John Escott - Goodbye ​Mr. Hollywood (Oxford Bookworms)
'The ​girl suddenly took Nick's face between her hands, and kissed him on the mouth. "Drive carefully, Mr Hollywood. Goodbye," she said, with a big beautiful smile. Then she turned and wwalked quickly away.' ....

John Escott - Prince ​William (Penguin Readers)
Prince ​William is rich, handsome and the future King of England! But in many ways he is also an ordinary teenage boy. This is the story of his life and tells you all about his school, his friends, the sports, music and fashion he likes, as well as interesting facts about the Royal Family and his mother, Princess Diana. With seven pages of full colour photographs, this is a wonderful way to learn more about the British Royal Family and in particular this shy, eighteen-year- old Prince.

John Escott - The ​Fly and Other Horror Stories (Oxford Bookworms)
Flies ​are a nuisance. They are annoying when they buzz around you, but you can brush them away with your hand. After all, a fly is only about half the size of your fingernail. But suppose it wasn't. Catch a fly and look at it closely – at its head, its eyes, its legs. Now imagine that this thing was the size of a human being... These eight stories offer horror in many shapes and forms, in worlds full of monsters and evil spirits, where terror lies waiting in the shadows, and where the living and the dead dance hand in hand.

John Escott - New ​York (Oxford Bookworms)
What ​can you do in New York? Everything! You can go to some of the world's most famous shops, watch a baseball game, go to the top of a skyscraper, see a concert in Central Park, eat a sandwich in a New York deli, see a show in a Broadway theatre. New York is big, noisy, and exciting, and it's waiting for you. Open the book and come with us to this wonderful city.

Alexandre Dumas - John Escott - The ​Man in the Iron Mask (Macmillan Readers)
"You ​are about to hear," said Aramis, "an account which few could now give; for it refers to a secret which they buried with their dead...." So begins the magnificent concluding story of the swashbuckling Musketeers, Aramis, Athos, Porthos, and D'Artagnan. Aramis -- plotting against the King of France -- bribes his way into the jail cells of the Bastille where a certain prisoner has been entombed for eight long years. The prisoner knows neither his real name nor the crime he has committed. But Aramis knows the secret of the prisoner's identity...a secret so dangerous that its revelation could topple the King from his throne! Aramis...plotting against the King? The motto of the Musketeers has been "All for one, and one for all." Has Aramis betrayed his friends? Is this the end of the Musketeers

John Escott - Newspaper ​Chase (Penguin Readers)
Harry ​Black steals a million dollar picture and hides it in a newspaper in his room. But Janey is keen on recycling old papers.

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