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  • Published: 30 July 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241483053
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 80

Penguin Readers Level 3: Animal Farm (ELT Graded Reader)




Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reading series, designed for teenagers and young adults learning English as a foreign language.

With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language practise activities, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction. The eBook edition does NOT include access to the audio edition and digital book.


Animal Farm, a Level 3 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework. The text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, introducing first conditional, past continuous and present perfect simple for general experience. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.

Animal Farm tells the story of a rebellion and how it goes wrong. The animals' lives on the farm are terrible - there is not enough food, the work is hard and animals are dying. One day, the animals kick out the farmer and start to run the farm. But things are not better for most of the animals. Life for them is the same as before.

  • Published: 30 July 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241483053
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 80

About the author

George Orwell

George Orwell (1903–1950) is one of England's most famous writers and social commentators. He is the author of the classic political satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is also well known for his essays and journalism, particularly his works covering his travels and his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. His writing is celebrated for its piercing clarity, purpose and wit and his books continue to be bestsellers all over the world.

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