The Invisible Man: With Student Activities [NOOK Book]

Overview

This classic novel has been abridged and adapted into 10 illustrated chapters. This format is ideal for bilingual education - people learning English as a second language (ESL),  English Language Learners (ELL), people of any age intending to improve reading skills and students for whom the original version would be too long or difficult. This learning product is high-interest, low-readability. Readers of this version will improve comprehension, fluency and vocabulary.
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The Invisible Man: With Student Activities

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Overview

This classic novel has been abridged and adapted into 10 illustrated chapters. This format is ideal for bilingual education - people learning English as a second language (ESL),  English Language Learners (ELL), people of any age intending to improve reading skills and students for whom the original version would be too long or difficult. This learning product is high-interest, low-readability. Readers of this version will improve comprehension, fluency and vocabulary.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780848111489
  • Publisher: EDCON Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/15/2012
  • Series: Bring the Classics to Life Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 56
  • Age range: 7 years
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

H. G. Wells
Herbert George Wells was born on September 21, 1866 in Kent, England. His father, Joseph, owned a china and glass shop. He was also a professional bowler and coach for the Kent County Cricket Club. Joseph had an accident in 1877, which ended his professional career. The accident caused financial hardship for the family, and it was this tragedy that helped the Wells’ marriage to fail. These difficulties forced young Herbert to leave school and make his own way in the world. He held many apprenticeships, but he believed in self-education. In his spare time he studied physiology, chemistry and mathematics. In 1884, Herbert successfully obtained a scholarship to the Normal School of Science where he trained as a science teacher. It was here that he became editor of the school’s journal where his first serious attempts at writing were published. In 1895, Wells opted for a full-time writing career and his first important short stories were published. His next work, The Time Machine received ‘rave’ reviews and thereafter, his popularity grew as a writer of science fiction. Some of his other works include The Island of Dr. Moreau, War of the Worlds, and The first Men in the Moon. H.G. Wells died in 1946. He left behind many works filled with wonder and fascination.
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    1. Also Known As:
      Herbert George Wells (full name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      September 21, 1866
    2. Place of Birth:
      Bromley, Kent, England
    1. Date of Death:
      August 13, 1946
    2. Place of Death:
      London, England

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Mrs. Hall looked up as the strange man walked in. "I would like to stay in your hotel for a while," he said. Mrs. Hall couldn't answer. She was too surprised. This was the weirdest man she had ever seen. His face was covered with bandages. He wore gloves and a long coat that went down to his knees. The hat on his head was pulled down low, and he wore big, blue glasses. Mrs. Hall couldn't see his eyes. She thought that he was blind. "I will pay you well," he said, "but there is one thing. No one must bother me. Everybody must stay away. I have very hard work to do, and if I am bothered, I will not be able to get my experiments done." "Very well," Mrs. Hall said. The stranger scared her, but she needed the money to help with her bills. He paid her and went to his room. Soon, everybody in town was talking about the man staying at Mrs. Hall's hotel. They had heard about his fierce temper, and they were all scared of him.
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