The Pilgrim's Progress in Words of One Syllable


The Pilgrim's Progress in Words of One Syllable, adapted from John Bunyan’s classic by Lucy Aikin, was published in 1869. Follow the main character “Christian” as he travels from his hometown of the “City of Destruction” to the “Celestial City” and learn the truths of the Christian life that has made this a treasured classic since its original publication in 1677. Lucy Aikin transcribed the difficult, original English into words of only one syllable that makes this classic accessible to those learning to read as well as those who want a clearer representation of the timeless story.

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97 (very easy)