Loki and the Giants (Penguin Readers Starter Level)
Age Range: 12 – 17 years
Come into the world of the vikings. The gods and giants are enemies. Loki’s mother is a goddess but his father is a giant. Is he the gods’ friend or is he their enemy? They don’t know…
Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework and include language activities that help readers to develop key skills.
Loki and the Giants, a Starter Level Reader, is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, using the present simple and continuous tenses, possessives, regular and irregular verbs, and simple adjectives. Illustrations support the text throughout, and many titles at this level are graphic novels.