Quasimodo is an ugly hunchback. He rings the bells of a church, Notre Dame. One day Quasimodo sees a beautiful gypsy named Esmeralda. He loves her, but she thinks he is a monster. Esmeralda loves a handsome soldier named Phoebus. But another man loves Esmeralda, too. He is an evil man named Frollo. The three men and the gypsy come together in this sad story of love that takes place in and near the church of Notre Dame.
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