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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date November 1, 1999
Pages 48
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780582417984
ISBN-10 0582417988
Dimensions 0.25 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.10 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $9.75
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
It is a very cold winter. There are more birds around than usual. And Nat is afraid. But why? Then the birds come - thousands and thousands of them. They are hungry. And they want to kill ... A story of suspense and terror by one of the most gripping writers of the twentieth century.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: It is a very cold winter and there are many more birds around than usual. Nat is afraid, for the birds keep coming in their thousands and they are hungry. They want to kill. "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English. Originally designed for teaching English as a foreign language, the series' combination of high interest level and low reading age makes it suitable for both English-speaking teenagers with limited reading skills and students of English as a second language. Many titles in the series also provide access to the pre-20th century literature strands of the National Curriculum English Orders. "Penguin Readers" are graded at seven levels of difficulty, from "Easystarts" with a 200-word vocabulary, to Level 6 (Advanced) with a 3000-word vocabulary. In addition, titles fall into one of three sub-categories: "Contemporary", "Classics" or "Originals". At the end of each book there is a section of enjoyable exercises focusing on vocabulary building, comprehension, discussion and writing. Some titles in the series are available with an accompanying audio cassette, or in a book and cassette pack. Additionally, selected titles have free accompanying "Penguin Readers Factsheets" which provide stimulating exercise material for students, as well as suggestions for teachers on how to exploit the Readers in class.

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Paperback
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With Conor McPherson | 1 edition from Dramatist''s Play Service (March 30, 2016)
9780822233121 | details & prices | 48 pages | List price $9.00
from Gardners Books (March 4, 2008)
9781405869768 | details & prices | 56 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $10.65
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New edition from Gardners Books (November 1, 1999)
9780582417984 | details & prices | 48 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.10 lbs | List price $9.75
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