New for Summer 2017

We’re launching Big Ideas, a series of graded readers! Written especially for those learning English as a second or foreign language, Big Ideas presents interesting content, both fiction and non-fiction, in an accessible format. Our launch titles cover a variety of topics, but future volumes will feature one topic each, explored in depth. Upcoming topics include space, history, animals, and fairy tales from different countries.

 

What is a wayzgoose?

A wayzgoose (British; precise origin unknown) is an annual event for printers and publishers that occurs in late fall. Traditionally, it marked the time after which printers could no longer work by daylight, and had to use candles. The master printer would throw a party for his staff, usually an excursion into the countryside, with much feasting and merrymaking.

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