PageTurners are short, easy-to-read stories for adults learning to read.

Published by PRACE (Preston Reservoir Adult Community Education), the books are designed by experienced teachers to suit the needs of adults learning to read. Aimed to show beginners that reading can also be fun, the books are sometimes funny, sometimes irreverent, and always on topics of interest to adults.

Featured book: The Weekend, Series 8 e-book.

The Weekend

Get this iBook here.

Get the Kindle book here.

PageTurners, Series 9

Read all about it – crime of the century!!!

Brand new in September 2018 – the latest series from PRACE PageTurners has ten more fun, easy to read stories. Illustrated with entertaining pictures that help with reading. Ideal for ESL learners and adults and young people learning to read. Series 9 is the first series to focus on just one topic: crime!

e-books also available

Series 8 is made up of 4 new titles released originally only as e-books. Due to popular demand, you can now order these titles also as printed copies. “Add to Cart” to purchase printed copy, or visit each book page to find Apple/Amazon links.

More e-books: you can also purchase coloured, digital versions of some titles from earlier series: “Just One Friend” and “Fresh Fish”.

Follow these links to each book page where you can order the paper copies, or e-books from Apple / Amazon.

Some features of PRACE PageTurners:

  • More accessible reading levels than most commercial texts
    (books range from 100 – 700 words in length)
  • Stories appropriate for older readers (no baby books here)
  • Suitable for ESL or literacy students
  • Illustrated with entertaining cartoons
  • A complete word list at the back of each book
  • Contain follow-up exercises and discussion topics
  • Books are supported by this website with free extra support materials, and a blog.

Listen and read along, with our audio versions:

  • you can listen to the stories read aloud by the authors here on the website
  • on each single book page for series 4-6,
  • or purchase a companion audio CD for series 3.

Though produced by a small, not-for-profit suburban education provider in Melbourne (Australia), PRACE PageTurners suit adult beginners so well that they have become popular internationally, in Canada and the USA as well as Australia and NZ.

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