Plain and Simple English

A series by John Milton, Jonathan Swift, KidLit-O , William Shakespeare, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and BookCaps

As You Like It in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,700. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Ever heard the phrase, "too much of a good thing"? That was actually coined by Shakespeare in this play. Most people don't know it, because when they hear the name Shakespeare they run and hide! Let's face it...if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
Beowulf In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Beowulf is arguably one of the greatest epics ever wrote, but it is rarely appreciated because the Old English is...well--old! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin.
Hamlet In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Hamlet is arguably one of the greatest plays ever written; it has been staged countless times, adapted into movies, and inspired thousands of artist--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Hamlet. The original text is also presented in the bo
Henry V in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Henry V is one of Shakespeare's most famous histories. But let's face it…if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Henry V. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Julius Caesar In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Julius Caesar has been helmed one of the greatest tragedies of all times--it has it all! Love! Conspiracy! Murder! Betrayal! And if you just don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Julius Caesar.
Macbeth In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Murder? Witchcraft? Ghost? It's all in Macbeth. But if you're like many people, you just don't get it! If you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Macbeth. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of the modern text.
Marxism in Plain and Simple English: The Theory of Marxism in a Way Anyone Can Understand
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Few other ideologies have effected the world quite like Marxism. On the surface it is a good idea paved with good intentions--so what happened? How did Marxism turn into Communism? To understand that, you may need a little help. This book offers a look at Marxism that the average person can understand.
A Midsummer Nights Dream In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A Midsummer's Night Dream is one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies--so why aren't you laughing? Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of A Midsummer Nights Dream.
Much Ado About Nothing In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There really is something about this play about nothing--it's funny! Really funny! It's one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies, in fact. But wait...why aren't you laughing? Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Much Ado About Nothing
Friedrich Nietzsche in Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
We've all heard of Nietzshe; most of us are at least heard of ideas like Death of God, Übermensch, Master-Slave Morality, Eternal recurrence, Transvaluation of Values. Understanding a word the man wrote or said is a different story! The Plain and Simple English series can help! This book looks at some of the most complex ideas ever wrote, and helps makes sense of them.
Othello Retold In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Othello--a play full of secret marriage, evil villains, and revenge! It's often credited as one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies!. But if your like many people, you just don't get it! If you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Macbeth.
Sigmund Freud in Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The works and thoughts of Sigmund Freud has been scaring people for years. All his talk about Id, ego, and Super-Ego is enough to send some people running to their mothers. But Freud doesn't have to be complicated! This short book looks at Freud's most popular theories (like the unconscious mind, the mechanism of repression, dream psychology, the Id, Ego and Super-Ego, and, of course, penis envy!
The Sonnets of William Shakespeare In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Shakespeares Sonnets is pretty romantic stuff--until you read it! It's full of words that are no longer even used. Now there's a way for the modern reader to see what makes them so great with this translation of the sonnets in plain and simple English. Sit back, relax, and prepared to be wooed by one of the masters of verse.
The Book of Shakespearean Insults
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wanted to insult someone without them knowing? Why don't you try and get all Shakespeare on them? Call them a Noddy or a Chewet! This reference guide is your ultimate source of Shakespeareann insults! Over 100 words and their definitions are included.
The Best Known Tragedies of Shakespeare: In Plain and Simple English
By William Shakespeare
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 15. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,660. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction
Five of William Shakespeares best known and beloeved tragedies are collected here--in plain and simple english! If you have struggled with Shakespeare in the past, then this anthology is for you. Plays include: Romeo and Juliet Hamlet Macbeth Othello Julius Caesar
The Comedy of Errors In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Mistaken identity. Seduction. Theft. Demonic Possession. It all sounds like the plot of a crazy TV soap opera! But it Shakespeare...maybe not the Shakespeare you remember from High School, but it's all in this play...if you can understand it! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Comedy of Errors.
Coriolanus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,760. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
T.S. Eliot said Coriolanus was superior to even Hamlet; Ralph Fiennes loved it so much he directed, produced, and starred in modern telling of the play. So if everyone loves it so much, why is it so hard to understand? Let's face it...Shakespeare can be difficult to read! Let BookCaps help with this easy to read modern retelling.
Reaganomics in Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Reaganomics has become one of the most talked about economic theories in modern economics--but what exactly is it? If you don't quite get ecomics, but want to know why it's so important, then this book is for you! This puts the idea of trickle-down economics in an easy to read format and helps you understand all the key concepts.
Love's Labour's Lost in Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Love's Labour's Lost has been called one of Shakespeare's funniest early plays--but if you aren't laughing as you read it, then you aren't alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Love's Labour's Lost.
The Analects of Confucius In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Confucius is one of the wises' person who ever lived; his words have been quoted more than almost anyone else. But if you come away from reading the great wisdom of Confucius, and don't really see the wisdom, you aren't alone. BookCaps retelling of Confucius Analects, is perfect for the modern reader who is looking for a translation a little fresher and easier to understand.
The Communist Manifesto in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,720. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Communism is evil, right? Not exactly. The ideas behind communism were revolutionary and ahead of it's time--but reading old and tired translations of the manifesto make it hard to shed light on its ideas. Let BookCaps help with this fresh and modern translation of one of the most banned documents ever written! The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of bo
Aristotle in Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Aristotle was one of the greatest philosophers of all time. His writings covered everything from physics and logic to politics and ethics. His thoughts will blow you away! If, that is, you can understand him! This book takes some of Aristotle's most complex thoughts and ideas, and puts them in a language anyone can understand.
Judaism In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Did you ever hear the one about the Jewish telegram that simply read: ‘Start worrying. Details to follow’? Like the one above, there are plenty of stereotypes that exist about Judaism. One thing, though, is for certain. This is a really interesting religion that has been around for thousands of years, and it has an enthralling history.
Islam In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Islam can be a difficult religion to understand even to believers; this book takes the complex concepts of the religion and breaks it down in a way that's easy to understand. The "Plain and Simple English" series is part of BookCaps™ growing library of book and history recaps.
Twelfth Night In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 25. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Drinking! Dancing! Comedy! What more can you ask in a play? Um…how about for it to make sense in modern English?! BookCaps Has you Covered! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of a Twelfth Night. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Measure for Measure In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 26. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,920. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Mercy, justice and truth and their relationship to pride and humility--sound like the themes of a John Grisham novel? Not exactly. But wouldn't it be nice if Shakespeare could be as easy to read as a Grisham novel? Now it can with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Measure for Measure.
Mormonism in Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 27. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
HBO did a hit show about a sect of Mormonism; the South Park creators wrote a hit play; Orson Scot Card, Stephanie Meyer, Jon Heder, David Archuleta, Mitt Romney--all Mormons. Mormons are everywhere, and yet most people probably know them more as the annoying people who wake them up on Saturday mornings than anything else.
The Tempest in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Tempest is a short play...and a confusing one. There is no one single central plot (there are three main plots that alternate throughout the story). Long story short: it's easy to get lost! And the Shakespearean language doesn't help. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Tempest.
The Gospels of the New Testament In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 212,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but every time you open it up to try it just doesn't make sense? BooKCaps is here to help with this translation of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) in modern English. This translation is based on the King James Version. It contains both a comparative version of each version and a standalone version of the modern translation.
Faust in Plain and Simple English: First Part of the Tragedy (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 30. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
You've heard the term "Sell Your Soul to the Devil." It sounds very rock and roll, right? Wrong! It actually comes from Goethe's Faust--a tragic work about a man who sells his soul. The themes and plot of Faust seems right out of a modern horror novel--if you can understand it!
Calvinism In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 31. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
John Calvin revolutionized Christianity. Without him, there would not have been apologetics, evangelism, or even the protestant reformation! It's easy to say you think he's a pretty important guy, but it's hard to know why without a clear understanding of things like total depravity, sovereign grace, and predestination--concepts that are quite complex to fully grasp.
The Acts of the Apostles In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but every time you open it up to try it just doesn't make sense? BooKCaps is here to help with this translation of the Book of Acts in modern English. This translation is based on the King James Version. It contains both a comparative version of each version and a standalone version of the modern translation.
Paradise Lost In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 33. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 329,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
John Milton put a twist on the story of Adam and Eve--in the process he created what some have called one of the greatest literary works in the English Language. It has inspired music, art, film, and even video games. But it's hundreds of years old and reading it today sometimes is a little tough. BookCaps is here to help!
The Oedipus Trilogy In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 34. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
Oedipus the King In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 35. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
Oedipus At Colonus In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 36. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
Antigone In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 37. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
Poetics In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 38. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
Aristotle's "Poetics" is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory--which is to say he was one of the first to identify and explain what poetry was. It's an important piece of work. But years of bad translations have almost made it unappreciated and inaccessible. BookCaps new translation on Aristotle's classic work explains it in a way that anyone can understand: Plain and Simple English!
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!
The Classics of Literature In Plain and Simple English - Volume 1
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 40. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
We've all had moments where we've sat down and said, "I'm finally going to read that great work of literature!" And then we crack it open--it's not a pleasure read...you have to struggle to make sense of every single line! If you just want to enjoy the story of the book, then let BookCaps help!
The Classics of Literature In Plain and Simple English - Volume 2
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 41. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,460. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
We've all had moments where we've sat down and said, "I'm finally going to read that great work of literature!" And then we crack it open--it's not a pleasure read...you have to struggle to make sense of every single line! If you just want to enjoy the story of the book, then let BookCaps help!
The Pilgrim's Progress In Plain and Simple English - Part One and Two (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 42. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 303,130. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
There are many books you should read before you die; there are few that you have to. The Pilgrim's Progress is one of the books you have to read! It has been translated into 200 language, never been out of print, and has often been called on of the greatest works ever wrote in English. There's only one problem--it was written over 200 years ago, and it can be difficult to understand.
Robert’s Rules of Order in Plain and Simple English (Revised and Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 43. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Robert's Rules of Order is the most commonly adopted parliamentary authority in the United States. The problem is it can be difficult to understand. BookCaps makes it simple with this version of the book, which explains each article in a way that makes sense to anyone. The 1915 version of it's book is also included. This version is annotated with a new introduction.
Gulliver’s Travels In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By Jonathan Swift
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 44. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 408,400. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Almost 300 years ago, Jonathan Swift published what is considered one of the greatest satire's of all time. A few pages in, you might start asking the obvious: why aren't you laughing? Probably because many of the words are not even used today. Let BookCaps help with this edition of Swift's classic work in modern English.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn In Plain and Simple English (Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 45. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,170. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is read in nearly every school in America; it is a true classic that people have appreciated for over a hundred years. The fact that it is a classic doesn’t mean every reader will breeze through it with no problem at all. If you need just a little more help with Twain’s classic, then let BookCaps help with this simplified study guide!
Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By John Milton
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 46. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 394,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
John Milton put a twist on the story of Adam and Eve--in the process he created what some have called one of the greatest literary works in the English Language. It has inspired music, art, film, and even video games. But it's hundreds of years old and reading it today sometimes is a little tough. BookCaps is here to help!
Paradise Regained In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By John Milton
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 47. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
John Milton put a twist on the story of Adam and Eve--in the process he created what some have called one of the greatest literary works in the English Language. "Paradise Regained" is Milton's lesser read, but equally great, follow-up. BookCaps puts a fresh spin on Milton’s classic by using language modern readers won't struggle to make sense of.
The Call of the Wild In Plain and Simple English (Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 48. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Jack London's classic tale of the Klondike Gold Rush has been on reading list in nearly every school in the country; this companion to the book (book is also included), offers extra help to readers.
All's Well That Ends Well In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 49. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's a comedy! It's a tragedy! It's...confusing! Shakespeare doesn't have to be confusing and hard to read. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of All's Well That Ends Well.
The Acharnians In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 50. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
When it comes to absurd humor Aristophanes was the master! Aristophanes?! Yes! "The Acharnians" is one of the earliest plays of Aristophanes and also one of his funniest. BookCaps puts a fresh spin on Aristophanes' classic work witht his modern retelling. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
The Winter's Tale In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 51. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
Magic, sexuality, death! The Winter's Tale has it all. It was the Days of our Lives of the Elizabethan era! Now if only you can understand it... If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Winter's Tale. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Les Miserables In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 52. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 594,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
Les Misérables is epic! Hundreds of chapters, dozens of characters and settings--it's easy to lose track of things. Let BookCaps help with this comprehensive annotated study guide that is complete with character profiles (with pronunciations for names harder to pronounce), chapter summaries, analysis of themes, historical context, and much more!
Titus Andronicus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 53. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Violent! Bloody! Revenge! It's not Quentin Tarantino--it's Shakespeare! And Titus Andronicus is perhaps one of the greatest revenge plays he ever wrote. Revenge is sweet--when you can understand it! Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
Cymbeline In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 54. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
Romeo and Juliet may be Shakespeares most known romance, but Cymbeline is home of his most matures…if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Cymbeline.
Timon of Athens In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 55. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
Timon of Athens is often called Shakespeares most obscure and difficult works--but that doesn't make it any less great. If you need help reading it, you are not alone! Let BookCaps help! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Timon of Athens.
Great Expectations In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 56. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 207,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
Great Expectations is epic! Hundreds of pages, dozens of characters and settings--it's easy to lose track of things. Let BookCaps help with this comprehensive annotated study guide that is complete with character profiles (with pronunciations for names harder to pronounce), chapter summaries, analysis of themes, historical context, and much more!
The Two Noble Kinsmen In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 57. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Two Noble Kinsmen is loosely based on Chaucer's "The Knight's Tale." But it's not your traditional remake--it's just as hard to understand as Chaucer's original! If you are having trouble understand the play, then let BookCaps help with this modern translation. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
King Richard the Second In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 58. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.
Henry IV: Part One In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 59. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,120. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Plays
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.
Richard III In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 60. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
Richard III depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of Richard III of England. It's tragic; it's historical; and, if you don't get Shakespearean English, it probably doesn't make any sense!. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
The Scarlet Letter In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, and Character Index)(Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 61. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Scarlet Letter was Nathaniel Hawthorne magnum opus. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Hawthorne’s classic novel is also included.
Henry VIII In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 62. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.
Moby Dick In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, and Character Index)(Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 63. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 223,950. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
An obsessed and insane captain leads his crew into dangerous waters. A young man, eager to go to sea and forget his problems, signs on with a whaling ship for the first time. A savage islander shows what it means to be brave, strong, and compassionate. A mighty white whale haunts the dreams of every whaler in the four oceans.
Henry IV: Part Two In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 64. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Henry IV, Part II is one of Shakespeare's most famous histories. But let's face it…if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Henry IV, Part II. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
King Henry VI: Part One In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 65. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
Henry VI, Part I is one of Shakespeare's most famous histories. But let's face it…if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Henry VI, Part I. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
King Henry VI: Part III In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 66. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
Henry VI, Part III is one of Shakespeare's most famous histories. But let's face it…if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Henry VI, Part III. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Walden In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 67. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,810. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
Walden was Henry David Thoreau magnum opus. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide.
Romeo and Juliet Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 68. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters, and the full-text of the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a
King Henry VI: Part Two In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 69. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,880. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
Henry VI, Part II is one of Shakespeare's most famous histories. But let's face it…if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Henry VI, Part II. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 70. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
Of all the old English stories, the tale of Gawain and the Green Knight has remained one of the most popular ever told; dozens of movies and books have used Gawain as inspiration. It's one of the most important books in the English language. If it's so great, why is it so hard to understand! BookCaps helps with this modern retelling of Gawain.
King John In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 71. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
King John is one of Shakespeare's most famous histories. But let's face it…if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King John. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
The Book of Revelation in Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 72. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but every time you open it up to try it just doesn't make sense? BooKCaps is here to help with this translation in modern English. This translation is based on the King James Version. It contains both a comparative version of each version and a standalone version of the modern translation.
The New Testament In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 73. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 459,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but every time you open it up to try it just doesn't make sense? BooKCaps is here to help with this translation of The New Testament. This translation is based on the King James Version. It contains both a comparative version of each version and a standalone version of the modern translation.
The Letters of the Apostles In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 74. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but every time you open it up to try it just doesn't make sense? BooKCaps is here to help with this translation of the Letters of the Apostles. This translation is based on the King James Version. It contains both a comparative version of each version and a standalone version of the modern translation.
Cyrano de Bergerac In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 75. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
Cyrano de Bergerac has been the most admired play of Edmond Rostand for years; over one hundred years have made many translations of this classic work a little hard to understand. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation. If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out.
The Epic of Gilgamesh In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 76. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the earliest works of literature ever written; it has been translated, retranslated and translated again--many times over. With so many translations, much has been lost and trying to read any version can be difficult. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of Gilgamesh. If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out.
The Spanish Tragedy In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 77. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,470. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Christopher Marlowe had noe thing in common: they were influenced by Thomas Kyd's "The Spanish Tragedy." Though popular in it's day, it is often forgotten today largely because the Elizabethan language is dated and hard to understand. Let BookCaps help with this modern adaptation of Kyd's classic work!
The Importance of Being Earnest In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 78. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
Oscar Wilde’s "The Importance of Being Earnest" is considered one of his greatest plays. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with act-by-act summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Wilde's classic novel is also included.
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 79. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 204,130. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
Of all early English literature, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle has long been considered among the greatest--and hardest to understand! If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help.
Wuthering Heights In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 80. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,270. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights” is considered one of the greatest novels ever wrote. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Brontë's classic novel is also included.
The Canterbury Tales In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 81. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 546,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" is epic in everyway; it have love, humor, history, religion--it has it all! Who wouldn't want to read this true classic? Unfortunately, reading it and understanding it can be two very different things because the English often just does not make sense to the modern reader. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation. If you have struggled in the past
A Tale of Two Cities In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 82. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,910. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
Charles Dicken’s “A Tale of Two Cities” is considered one of the greatest novels ever wrote. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Dicken's classic novel is also included.
Dante's Purgatory In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 83. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
Taking a literary journey through hell certainly sounds intriguing enough--and it is! If you can understand it! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of
Paradise In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 84. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,800. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Taking a literary journey through hell certainly sounds intriguing enough--and it is! If you can understand it! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of t
Persuasion In Modern English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 85. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,540. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
Jane Austen is a brilliant writer. So why is she so hard to understand! If you’ve always wanted to read Austen, but find yourself getting lost in her words, let us help with this modern edition of Austen’s classic novel. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin. This version is not abridged; it is a line-by-line retelling, so you don’t miss any of the plots or character development.
Agamemnon In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 86. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
Revenge. Adultery. Murder. It certainly sounds like a lively play. Unfortunately, archaic translation make understanding Aeschylus' "Agamemnon" a little difficult. Until now! If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin. The original text is also presented in the book with a comparable version
Apocolocyntosis In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 87. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
Apocolocyntosis is one of the greatest satires to survive the ancient roman empire. This fresh, modern retelling, puts new life to the old text. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. The original text is also presented in the book with a comparable version of the modern text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a
Alcestis In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 88. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
Alcestis is one of the greatest greek tragedies ever written. It's wit, even today, is lasting...if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Euripides' classic work! If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, o
An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By Jonathan Swift
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 89. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
"An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity" is considered one of the greatest political satires ever written. The essay is as hilarious today as it was hundreds of years ago...if you can understand it! f you have struggled in the past reading the satire, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or
A Modest Proposal In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 90. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
In 1729, Jonathan Swift proposed the most satirical answer to poverty ever written: we sell poor children as food to rich people! The essay is as hilarious today as it was hundreds of years ago...if you can understand it! f you have struggled in the past reading the satire, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for th
The Battle of the Books In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 91. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,840. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
"The Battle of the Books" is considered one of the greatest political satires ever written. The essay is as hilarious today as it was hundreds of years ago...if you can understand it! If you have struggled in the past reading the satire, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying
The Very Best of Jonathan Swift In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 92. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Few writers could write wit and satire quite like Jonathan Swift. His humor has been appreciated and imitated for hundreds of years. So why aren't you laughing? Let us help make sense of Jonathan Swift's best-known works with this modern translation. Collected inside this large anthology is: The Battle of the Books A Modest Proposal Gulliver's Travels An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity
Little Red Riding Hood In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 93. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Little Red Riding Hood. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagine
The Fisherman and His Wife In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 94. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: The Fisherman and His Wife. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reima
Hansel and Gretel In Modern English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 95. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Hansel and Gretel. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined cla
The Frog Prince In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 96. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: The Frog Prince. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined class
Rapunzel In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 97. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Rapunzel. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined classics to
Rumpelstitskin In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 98. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Rumpelstitskin. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined class
Cinderella In Modern English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 99. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Cinderella. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined classics
The Fairytales of Brothers Grimm In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 100. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This massive collection of over 60 fairytales brings the stories to life with a modern English translation! All the classic tales are here (including: Cinderella, Snow White, The Frog Prince, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Rumpels
The Very Best of Brothers Grimm In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 101. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a collection of the very best known works of Brothers Grimm in modern English! All the classic tales are here (including: Cinderella, Snow White The Frog Prince, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Rumpelstitskin, The Fisherman
Snow White In Modern English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 102. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Snow White. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined classics
Tom Thumb In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 103. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Tom Thumb. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Grimm stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined classics t
Little Red Riding Hood for the Modern Reader (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 104. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Charles Perrault fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Perrault’s most beloved stories: Little Red Riding Hood. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Charles Perrault stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! Fro
Sleeping Beauty In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 105. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Charles Perrault fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Perrault’s most beloved stories: Sleeping Beauty. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Charles Perrault stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimag
Cinderella In Easy to Read English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 106. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Charles Perrault fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Perrault’s most beloved stories: Cinderella. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Charles Perrault stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined
Bluebeard In Modern English (Translated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 107. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
Charles Perrault fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Perrault’s most beloved stories: Bluebeard. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Charles Perrault stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined
Puss in Boots In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 108. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Charles Perrault fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Perrault’s most beloved stories: Puss in Boots. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Charles Perrault stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagi
The Very Best of Charles Perrault for the Modern Reader (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 109. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Charles Perrault fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a collection of the very best known works of Charles Perrault in modern English! All the classic tales are here (including: Cinderella, Puss In Boots, Sleeping Beauty, Bluebeard, and Little Red Riding Hood) This book is als
The Fairytales of Charles Perrault for the Modern Reader (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 110. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Charles Perrault fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This collection of 10 fairytales brings the stories to life with a modern English translation! All the classic tales are here (including: Cinderella, Puss In Boots, Sleeping Beauty, Bluebeard, and Little Red Riding Hood) KidLit-o i
The Pilgrim’s Progress Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 111. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
John Bunyan’s “The Pilgrim’s Progress” is one of the greatest allegories ever written. One of the worlds great classics. The fact that it is a classic doesn’t mean every reader will breeze through it with no problem at all. If you need just a little more help with Bunyan’s classic, then let BookCaps help with this simplified study guide! This book contains a comprehension study of Bunyan’s class
The Very Best Fairy Tales of Joseph Jacobs for the Modern Reader (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 112. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Joseph Jacobs' fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a collection of the very best known works of Joseph Jacobs in modern English! All the classic tales are here (including: Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack the Giant Killer, the Story of the Three Bears, Chicken Little, and Rumpe
The English Fairy Tales of Joseph Jacobs for Modern Reader (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 113. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Joseph Jacobs' fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This collection of dozens of fairytales brings the stories to life with a modern English translation! All the classic tales are here (including: Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack the Giant Killer, the Story of the Three Bears, Chicken Litt
Jack and the Beanstalk In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 114. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Joseph Jacobs’ fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Jacobs’ most beloved stories: Jack and the Beanstalk. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Jacobs’ stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined c
The Story of the Three Bears In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 115. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Joseph Jacobs’ fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Jacobs’ most beloved stories: The Story of the Three Bears. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Jacobs’ stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimag
The Story of the Three Little Pigs In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 116. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Joseph Jacobs’ fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Jacobs’ most beloved stories: The Story of the Three Little Pigs. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Jacobs’ stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From
The Emperor’s New Clothes In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 117. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Hans Christian Andersen fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Anderson’s most beloved stories: The Emperor’s New Clothes. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Andersen stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! F
Thumbelina In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 118. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Hans Christian Andersen fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Anderson’s most beloved stories: Thumbelina. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Andersen stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagined
The Ugly Duckling In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 119. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Hans Christian Andersen fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Anderson’s most beloved stories: The Ugly Duckling. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Andersen stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reim
The Ice Maiden In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 120. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Hans Christian Andersen fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Anderson’s most beloved stories: The Ice Maiden. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Andersen stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagi
The Snow Queen In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 121. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Hans Christian Andersen fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Anderson’s most beloved stories: The Snow Queen. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Andersen stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagi
The Little Mermaid In Modern English (Translated)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 122. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Hans Christian Andersen fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Anderson’s most beloved stories: The Little Mermaid. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Andersen stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From rei
Second Tetralogy In Plain and Simple English (Includes Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 125. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,490. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
The second tetralogy is collected here in one giant anthology. If you've always wanted to read Shakespeare's histories, but have a hard time with the language, this modern English adaptation will help you; the original translation is also included. This anthology includes the following plays: Richard II Henry IV, Part 1 Henry IV, Part 2 Henry V We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether
First Tetralogy In Plain and Simple English (Includes Henry VI Parts 1 - 3 & Richard III)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 126. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 207,640. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
The first tetralogy is collected here in one giant anthology. If you've always wanted to read Shakespeare's histories, but have a hard time with the language, this modern English adaptation will help you; the original translation is also included. This anthology includes the following plays: Henry VI, Part 1 Henry VI, Part 2 Henry VI, Part 3 Richard III We all need refreshers every now and then
The Pilgrim’s Progress Simplified (Includes Modern Translation, Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 127. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 242,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
There are many books you should read before you die; there are few that you have to. The Pilgrim's Progress is one of the books you have to read! It has been translated into 200 language, never been out of print, and has often been called on of the greatest works ever wrote in English. There's only one problem--it was written over 200 years ago, and it can be difficult to understand. Let BookCaps
Romeo and Juliet Retold For Kids (Beginner Reader Classics)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 128. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction
Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest plays ever wrote…but it’s also difficult for some younger readers. This book takes the classic play and retells it for modern readers! This is a novelization of the play that is just for kids. While the integrity of the play is intact, some of the more mature themes have been removed to make the appropriate for younger audiences. KidLit-O’s newest series
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Retold For Kids (Beginner Reader Classics)
By KidLit-O
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 130. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is one of the most thrilling books ever wrote…but it’s also difficult for some younger readers. This book takes the classic novels and retells it for modern readers as a beginning reader chapter book! The story tells of the adventures of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus in a way that beginning readers can understand. KidLit-O’s newest series helps in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Retold For Kids (Beginner Reader Classics)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 131. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is one of the most thrilling books ever wrote…but it’s also difficult for some younger readers. This book takes the classic novels and retells it for modern readers! Adapted from “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” by Mark Twain, this modern day version will have you flipping pages to find out what happens next! KidLit-O’s newest series helps introduce younger readers to