A Time of Waiting: Stories from Around the World
Retold by Clare West
CEFR B1 — B2
Word count 13,874
When did you last meet a polar bear, or go to a magician for help? These stories offer many different experiences. Some are strange, some are scary, some are sad, some are blackly funny. A few are shocking – when Lin Lin returns home for a funeral, she learns a dark and terrible family secret which may destroy her.
Bookworms World Stories collect stories written in English from around the world. These stories are from Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, and Trinidad.