A king and queen have a daughter. She is very special to them. They have a special party for her. The king and queen ask seven fairies to come to the party. But they forget the eighth fairy. She is angry! The angry fairy puts a magic spell on the baby. When she is older, she will hurt her finger and fall asleep. The girl will never wake up! But one fairy still has a gift to give the baby. She changes the magic spell. A kiss from a prince can break the eighth fairy's spell.
Young Learners Classic Readers provide beginning English-language learners enjoyable and easy reading practice of famous stories from around the world. Young English-language learners will enjoy developing their vocabulary and reading fluency with the easy-to-read adaptations included in this varied collection of well-known tales for children.
Each story includes:
A short introduction
A picture gallery of characters
A story including full-color illustrations and highlighted dialog for easy recognition of spoken language
A short playlet
A word list with pictures