Story House Classics are a series of beautifully illustrated ELT readers, designed to inspire a love of reading in students while teaching and expanding their knowledge of language and words.

At each level, students can choose between a short read and a long read, depending on their abilities and preferences. Each reader includes a variety of exercises at the beginning and at the end to stimulate comprehension and enjoyment of the story. Level 1 also includes a Picture dictionary. to help with the comprehension of words. In all levels, unknown words are picked out in boxes on the page and explained. Pictures are also labelled with words to aid comprehension.

The readers follow the Cambridge curriculum for Young Learners exams Starters, Movers and Flyers and are carefully graded for each level by

  • Structures (Grammar)
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence length
  • Sentence complexity
  • Number of words on a page
  • Number of pages in a book
  • Type of activities

Step into a magical world of stories and rediscover timeless classics with Story House Classic Readers for students of English.

Story House Classics are timeless stories for anyone who loves to read and wants to improve their English through reading.

Features of Story House Classics

Visually Stunning
Each reader is beautifully illustrated in a style that showcases and enhances the story.

The Snow Queen
The Railway Children
Treasure Island

A language syllabus that covers Starters, Movers and Flyers
All readers conform to the Cambridge curriculum for Young Learners exams Starters, Movers and Flyers and are carefully graded so students are never presented with structures or language they do not understand.

Active engagement with the story
Vocabulary and comprehension exercises at the beginning and end of the stories help students truly understand and engage in what they are reading.

The Lion and the Mouse
The Pied Piper
The Selfish Giant

New words
New words are introduced gradually and carefully and shown in situ within pictures, in glossary boxes on the page, and in a Picture Dictionary for Level 1.

The Hare and the Tortoise
The Little Toy Soldier

Flexibility of choice
Students can choose between a short read story or a long read story, depending on their level, to give them maximum choice and independence over what and how they read.

Short Reads
Long Reads