The year is 1789, and Jenny and her father, Sam Thinker, are working in the market. Sam gets mistaken for a thief and finds himself on a ship full of criminals. They are on their way to Australia. Jenny has her own plans to rescue him. Penguin Readers are simplified texts designed in association with Longman, the world famous educational publisher, to provide a step-by-step approach to the joys of reading for pleasure. Each book has an introduction and extensive activity material. They are published at seven levels from Easystarts (200 words) to Advanced (3000 words).