Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 1: The Elephant Man, Paperback

Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 1: The Elephant Man Paperback

Part of the Oxford Bookworms ELT series

3 out of 5 (3 ratings)


Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more. Written for secondary and adult students the Oxford Bookworms Library has seven reading levels from A1-C1 of the CEFR. He is not beautiful. His mother does not want him, children run away from him.

People laugh at him, and call him 'The Elephant Man'.

Then someone speaks to him - and listens to him! At the age of 27, Joseph Merrick finds a friend for the first time in his life.

This is a true and tragic story. It is also a famous film. CEFR A1/A2 Word count 5,400


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, Half tones and line illustrations
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: ELT graded readers
  • ISBN: 9780194789042


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This book is true story about the man whose face is like an elephant.I dislike my face too, and I'd like to be beautiful.So it was good to read this book.I could think his feeling.

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Main character is Elephant Man.He has the big face like a elephant.He made living for showing his face to get money.One day a doctor found him.The doctor gave him foods and room.Elephant man become friendly for everyone.It was an interesting story.

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This story is about the man who called the Elephant Man. His real name is Merrick. He had a very ugly face and body. Merrick is a very poor man.But he didn't lose kindness and pure mind. So I wanted him to be happy.