The Black Cat Cideb Graded Reader series is a unique, easy-to-follow audio book course based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is both to listen and to start reading it immediately! Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate learner, you will want to dive into the language with these engaging stories that progress in difficulty to match your growing reading skills. Beautifully designed and illustrated every Black Cat Graded Reader comprises a book and CD and comes complete with audio narration, transcription, glossary, and grammar and comprehension exercises. Black Cat Graded Readers are available for French, German, Italian, Spanish learners and for learners of English as a Second Language. The red cover Classici series in Italian by the same publisher comprise a lavishly illustrated book with exercises for intermediate Italian learners. Black Cat also publish Graded Reader travel titles for intermediate learners of Italian and French: the four titles of the Bella Italia series which come with downloadable audio as MP3 files, and the three titles of the Lire et Voyager series which come with an audio CD. In addition, they publish a range of annotated works of French literature complete with CD audio narration under the title, Au coeur du texte.