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  • Published: 5 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241463383
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $14.99

Penguin Readers Starter Level: Loki and the Giants (ELT Graded Reader)



Penguin Readers is a graded reading series for English Language Teaching (ELT) markets, designed for teenagers and young adults learning English as a foreign or second language.

With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, 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.

Myths of the Norsemen, a Starter level Reader, is A1 in the CEFR framework. Starter level is ideal for readers who are learning English for the first time. 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.

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...

  • Published: 5 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241463383
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Roger Lancelyn Green

Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 in Norwich. He went to Merton College, Oxford, where he became especially interested in the Authurian legends and the history of the myth in literature and has written prolifically on children's books and writers. His publications include: King Arthur And His Knights, The Adventures Of Robin Hood, Tales Of The Greek Heroes and The Tale Of Troy.

Mr Green lived in Cheshire, in a manor which his ancestors owned for over 900 years. He died in October 1987.

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