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MM Publications Graded Readers provide learners from Beginner to Upper-Intermediate level with enjoyable reading material, while helping them to develop a variety of language skills. Delightful characters and exciting adventures provide the inspiration for our classic and contemporary stories.

The stories have been carefully graded for each level according to vocabulary, grammatical structures, sentence length and plot complexity so as to ensure that the students’ understanding of the story is not impeded. Each story consists of 10 - 13 chapters. Wonderful full-colour illustrations, closely integrated with the text, stimulate learners and facilitate understanding.

classic stories
classic stories
level 1
Headwords: 400-500
ISBN
THE TABLE, THE ASS AND THE STICK STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-714-2
THE TABLE, THE ASS AND THE STICK ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-278-9
THE TABLE, THE ASS AND THE STICK TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-629-9
THE TABLE, THE ASS AND THE STICK AUDIO CD978-960-379-745-6
THE TABLE, THE ASS AND THE STICK PACK978-960-379-474-5
THE HAPPY PRINCE STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-723-4
THE HAPPY PRINCE ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-157-7
THE HAPPY PRINCE TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-443-971-3
THE HAPPY PRINCE AUDIO CD978-960-379-749-4
THE HAPPY PRINCE PACK978-960-379-482-0
level 2
Headwords: 900
ISBN
THE MAGIC RING STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-717-3
THE MAGIC RING ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-591-9
THE MAGIC RING TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-200-0
THE MAGIC RING AUDIO CD978-960-379-742-5
THE MAGIC RING PACK978-960-379-475-2
THE WIZARD OF OZ STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-729-6
THE WIZARD OF OZ ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-209-3
THE WIZARD OF OZ TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-163-8
THE WIZARD OF OZ AUDIO CD978-960-379-743-2
THE WIZARD OF OZ PACK978-960-379-483-7
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-081-9
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-509-471-3
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-165-2
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AUDIO CD978-960-443-046-8
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST PACK978-960-443-056-7
WHITE FANG STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-162-5
WHITE FANG ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-149-2
WHITE FANG TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-040-2
WHITE FANG AUDIO CD978-960-443-165-6
WHITE FANG PACK978-960-443-166-3
level 3
Headwords: 1100-1150
ISBN
THE CANTERVILLE GHOST STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-720-3
THE CANTERVILLE GHOST ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-035-8
THE CANTERVILLE GHOST TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-036-5
THE CANTERVILLE GHOST AUDIO CD978-960-379-746-3
THE CANTERVILLE GHOST PACK978-960-379-476-9
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-735-7
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-443-961-4
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-509-095-1
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS AUDIO CD978-960-379-744-9
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS PACK978-960-379-472-1
EXCALIBUR STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-038-3
EXCALIBUR ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-037-2
EXCALIBUR TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-038-9
EXCALIBUR AUDIO CD978-960-443-045-1
EXCALIBUR PACK978-960-443-054-3
THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-152-6
THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-158-4
THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-172-0
THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND AUDIO CD978-960-443-155-7
THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND PACK978-960-443-156-4
level 4
Headwords: 1200
ISBN
GREAT EXPECTATIONS STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-726-5
GREAT EXPECTATIONS ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-204-8
GREAT EXPECTATIONS TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-509-367-9
GREAT EXPECTATIONS AUDIO CD978-960-379-748-7
GREAT EXPECTATIONS PACK978-960-379-481-3
CAPTAIN GRANT’S CHILDREN STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-732-6
CAPTAIN GRANT’S CHILDREN ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-632-9
CAPTAIN GRANT’S CHILDREN TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-379-734-0
CAPTAIN GRANT’S CHILDREN AUDIO CD978-960-379-747-0
CAPTAIN GRANT’S CHILDREN PACK978-960-379-473-8
FRANKENSTEIN STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-804-0
FRANKENSTEIN ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-578-0
FRANKENSTEIN TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-055-6
FRANKENSTEIN AUDIO CD978-960-379-809-5
FRANKENSTEIN PACK978-960-379-811-8
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-029-1
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-020-4
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-021-1
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AUDIO CD978-960-443-044-4
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA PACK978-960-443-055-0
DRACULA STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-147-2
DRACULA ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-057-0
DRACULA TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-054-9
DRACULA AUDIO CD978-960-443-150-2
DRACULA PACK978-960-443-151-9
level 5
Headwords: 1600
ISBN
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-028-4
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-208-6
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-164-5
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY AUDIO CD978-960-443-043-7
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY PACK978-960-443-053-6
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-443-157-1
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-385-4
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-041-9
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK AUDIO CD978-960-443-160-1
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK PACK978-960-443-161-8
original stories
original stories
level 1
Headwords: 400
ISBN
PAUL AND PIERRE IN PARIS STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-079-2
PAUL AND PIERRE IN PARIS ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-148-5
PAUL AND PIERRE IN PARIS TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-379-081-5
PAUL AND PIERRE IN PARIS AUDIO CD978-960-379-331-1
PAUL AND PIERRE IN PARIS PACK978-960-379-484-4
LISA GOES TO LONDON STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-7955-58-6
LISA GOES TO LONDON ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-156-0
LISA GOES TO LONDON TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-216-1
LISA GOES TO LONDON AUDIO CD978-960-379-324-3
LISA GOES TO LONDON PACK978-960-379-477-6
level 2
Headwords: 600-800
ISBN
LISA VISITS LOCH NESS STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-083-9
LISA VISITS LOCH NESS ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-509-834-6
LISA VISITS LOCH NESS TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-509-835-3
LISA VISITS LOCH NESS AUDIO CD978-960-379-332-8
LISA VISITS LOCH NESS PACK978-960-379-485-1
THE MIX-UP STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-7955-59-3
THE MIX-UP ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-509-472-0
THE MIX-UP TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-7955-63-0
THE MIX-UP AUDIO CD978-960-379-325-0
THE MIX-UP PACK978-960-379-478-3
level 3
Headwords: 1000
ISBN
IN THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-7955-72-2
IN THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-509-858-2
IN THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-7955-74-6
IN THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON AUDIO CD978-960-379-327-4
IN THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON PACK978-960-379-480-6
SAVE THE FOREST STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-087-7
SAVE THE FOREST ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-379-088-4
SAVE THE FOREST TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-509-211-5
SAVE THE FOREST AUDIO CD978-960-379-333-5
SAVE THE FOREST PACK978-960-379-486-8
level 4
Headwords: 1200-1250
ISBN
BACK TO THE DREAMTIME STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-7955-76-0
BACK TO THE DREAMTIME ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-171-3
BACK TO THE DREAMTIME TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-162-1
BACK TO THE DREAMTIME AUDIO CD978-960-379-326-7
BACK TO THE DREAMTIME PACK978-960-379-479-0
LOST IN THE CAVE STUDENT’S BOOK978-960-379-091-4
LOST IN THE CAVE ACTIVITY BOOK978-960-478-630-5
LOST IN THE CAVE TEACHER’S BOOK978-960-478-631-2
LOST IN THE CAVE AUDIO CD978-960-379-334-2
LOST IN THE CAVE PACK978-960-379-487-5
The Happy Prince
A beautiful, sad tale unfolds when an unusual friendship between a statue of a prince and a swallow is developed. Torn between the need for a warmer climate and his love for the Prince, the soft-hearted Swallow agrees to become the Prince’s messenger and helps the poor people in the city. The reader will be highly moved by the Prince’s kindness and the Swallow’s devotion to the Prince.
The Table, the Ass and the Stick
The main characters in this amusing fairy tale are a carpenter, his three sons and a naughty goat that has difficulty telling the truth. This causes big problems for the carpenter’s sons, who are thrown out of the house. Their adventures in the world until they are eventually reconciled with their father make a very entertaining story.
The Wizard of Oz
This famous fairy tale follows the adventures of Dorothy and her dog, Toto, who are carried away by a twister to the magical land of Oz. In order to return home to Kansas, Dorothy embarks on a dangerous journey to the Emerald City to find the Wizard of Oz. Along the way Dorothy befriends the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion, who join her on a journey in a strange land where appearances can be misleading.
Beauty and the Beast
This moving tale of love and devotion tells the story of a rich man and his family. He loves all his children but his youngest child is so pretty that everyone simply calls her Beauty. Unfortunately, the father loses his fortune and travels across the world in the hope of saving his family. Beauty is the only daughter who doesn’t love money and when the father becomes a prisoner, it is Beauty who gives up her freedom to save him by going to live with the ugly Beast in a magical castle. Read and discover all about their wonderful friendship and the surprising end of their story.
The Magic Ring
In this highly entertaining story, three children come upon an enchanted castle and a beautiful princess, who is not what she appears to be. Disappearing jewels, magic acts and a robbery are just some of the highlights of the story that make it really thrilling.
White Fang
White Fang is a wolf-dog growing up in the cold wilderness of the Canadian North, often facing hunger and the dangers of living in the wild. When he starts keeping company with humans, he finds out that it is possible to suffer even more. He becomes fierce and violent to defend himself, and he nearly loses his life in a battle for survival. Readers will join him on his adventures to find out how kindness and care can change the angriest creature into the most loyal companion.
The Canterville Ghost
In this story, set in Victorian England, a wicked old ghost tries in vain to terrify an American family who have settled in his house. The reader will be highly entertained and moved throughout the book by discovering how the ghost is defeated, befriended and eventually laid to rest.
The Mysterious Island
A four-year adventure begins when five men and a dog escape the American Civil War in a balloon. They find themselves on an unmapped island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean and start a new life there. Numerous dangers are at hand: the wild nature of the island, extreme weather conditions, and even pirates and an active volcano! Will the men survive this challenge? Can anyone help them get home again? Read this classic story of courage, companionship and hope and join the heroes on their adventures.
The Last of the Mohicans
In this story, Cora and Alice Munro start a journey through the forest to see their father, Colonel Munro, at Fort William Henry. The women face many dangers but they have Hawk-eye and his two Mohican friends to help them. Readers will join Cora and Alice on a journey of self-discovery and adventure through the wild country of North America.
Excalibur
The story is set in war-ravaged England a long time ago. When the old king is killed, everyone is surprised when a young boy named Arthur shows that he is brave and strong enough to become the country’s new king. These are hard times, though, and the young king needs the magician Merlin and the magic sword, Excalibur, to fight against evil. Read the story and discover if Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table can win and make England a safe place for everyone to live in.
Great Expectations
In this classic Dickensian story, the life of an orphan boy named Pip is forever changed by his encounter with a convict, his acquaintance with the mysterious Miss Havisham, his great love for Estella and the unexpected help of an unknown benefactor. Readers will be highly moved by joining Pip through his hard journey of great expectations.
Captain Grant’s Children
In this classic Jules Verne adventure story, a message that the passengers and crew of the Duncan find in a shark’s belly launches the search for the missing Captain Grant. The passengers of the Duncan along with Captain Grant’s children set out on an exciting adventure which takes them from the peaks of the Andes in South America into the hands of blood-thirsty Maori warriors in New Zealand. Join them on this wonderful journey of courage, persistence and discovery and find out whether they will be able to locate Captain Grant.
Frankenstein
Victor Frankenstein works day and night to create his monster, thinking it will be a great advance in the scientific field. However, his creation only brings about sadness and death. This classic tale of a monstrous creation is sure to thrill and fascinate readers.
The Phantom of the Opera
The beautiful Christine Daae becomes an overnight success at the famous Paris Opera; yet, behind her success lies a mystery. The Opera house is haunted and the ghost is in love with Christine. When he realises Christine’s feelings for Count Chagny, he feels sick with jealousy and plots a terrible revenge. Can a tragedy be averted? Can love make the difference and save everyone? Read this tale of adventure, trust and hope and discover the answer for yourself.
Dracula
Jonathan Harker visits Count Dracula’s castle in Transylvania on business. At the beginning of the journey, he cannot imagine what trouble he’s got himself into. Dracula proves to be purely evil and casts his spell over Jonathan and his loved ones. Illness, death, pain and sorrow follow. Only Dr. Van Helsing thinks he knows what to do, but will he and his trusted friends be able to outwit the wicked Dracula? A classic horror story that is sure to fascinate readers with its mystery and suspense.
The Picture of Dorian Gray
When the handsome Dorian Gray has his portrait painted, he jokes that it is unfair for him to grow old and the portrait to stay young. Dorian lives a life of pleasure, coldly hurting anyone close to him, including the beautiful Sybil Vane. Time withers everything, but not Dorian - he stays young, his face unchanged by signs of old age. But he has a terrible secret that haunts him. Read the story and find out what it is.
The Man in the Iron Mask
The former Musketeers return for yet another adventure. D’Artagnan, as captain of the Musketeers, will remain loyal to his king, however arrogant he is; Aramis and Porthos, on the other hand, will try to free a mysterious prisoner from the Bastille, against the king’s wishes. Who is the mysterious prisoner? Why will he have to wear an iron mask? Readers will be delighted to find out how justice and friendship finally prevail over injustice and corruption.
Paul and Pierre in Paris
Paul, a young English boy, travels through the Chunnel to Paris. There, he meets his pen-friend Pierre Dupont, Monsieur and Madame Dupont and Pierre’s cousin Sylvie. Paul visits the famous sights of Paris and helps Pierre and Sylvie with a school project with truly exciting results. Enjoy a majestic tour in the City of Lights and share their adventures.
Lisa Goes to London
In this story, a young girl goes on a trip to London in order to take part in the final of an international short story competition. Readers will join her and her fellow finalists on their exciting sightseeing tour of the British capital.
Lisa visits Loch Ness
Lisa continues her adventures, this time along the banks of the beautiful but mysterious Loch Ness in Scotland. She meets her hosts, the MacGregor family, spends two weeks with them on the shores of Loch Ness and becomes intrigued by Nessie, the famous monster. Join Lisa and the MacGregors in their adventures and find out lots of interesting facts about Scotland, its people and, of course, Nessie.
The Mix-up
In this contemporary story, four American teenage musicians are invited to one of the most prestigious music awards and expect to have the time of their lives. However, an unexpected twist at the start of their journey turns their trip to New York into one full of action, excitement and suspense. Well-rounded, modern and likeable characters take the readers by the hand and lead them into a world of fun and adventure.
In the Year of the Dragon
In this contemporary story, two brothers, Jason and Nicholas, get lost in the midst of Hong Kong’s colourful New Year celebrations after Jason’s plans are intercepted by his curious younger brother. During their adventures around Hong Kong, Jason makes new friends and finds out a lot of interesting things about the world and himself. It is a story of acceptance, friendship and self-discovery. Realistic and likeable characters bring the story to life with mystery and entertainment.
Save the Forest
Christopher Andrews lives in Aylesworth, a quiet town in Barkshire. Nothing exciting happens until the day when Christopher finds out that his favourite place, Aylesworth Forest, will be cut down to build blocks of flats. He decides that he has to do something to save this beautiful old forest. With the help of others, Christopher makes sure his voice is heard. In this contemporary story, Christopher not only proves that nothing is impossible, but he also learns a great deal about himself.
Back to the Dreamtime
In this contemporary story, Richard, a teenage Aboriginal boy raised in white Australian society, is compelled to come to terms with his past by forces outside his control. Readers will join Richard, his brother and his best friend on a journey of self-discovery, mystery and adventure through the Australian outback.
Lost in the Cave
Three teenage girls, Ellise, Fran and Agnes, join a potholers’ club in Derbyshire and go with other club members on a trip to the Peak District National Park. Their first visit into a cave leaves them excited and hungry for more, so they decide to go to the cave again. This time, however, the girls are alone, so a difficult and at times dangerous adventure begins. Ellise, Fran and Agnes not only show that ‘where there is a will, there is a way’, but they also achieve greater selfawareness and self-esteem.