Janet Hardy-Gould avec Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
This book is supported by a MultiROM, containing a complete dramatized audio recording of the story plus interactive activities.--P.  of cover.
Merlin was selected as the winner in the Extensive Reading Foundation's 2015 Language Learner Literature Awards in the Adolescents and Adults: Beginners category. Judges and voters said:
- "it would be a good beginner book for a student moving up to this level for the first time...not so overwhelming"
- "the whole story is written in present simple, making it simpler to follow for new beginner level students"
- "the drawings are eye-catching, which are quite helpful in understanding the story."
- it "combines advice for dealing with bullies with the attraction of magic"