Clarence Day’s memoir of his self-important father, written just before the author’s death, was extremely popular. In this extract, he tells the reader about the evening when there was no ice at home and the dramatic steps his father took to solve the situation. A funny and affectionate portrait (2,210 words).
Illustrated English short stories at 5 levels with glossaries and audio. Reading and listening practice for English learners.
Our graded readers help people learn English through reading and listening for pleasure.