What happens when children co-operate with invaders from the stars? What does a modern little girl do when a wolf eats her grandmother? Who is the terrible 'pigman'? Can marriage survive middle age? These are some of the questions dealt with in the eleven stories in this collection. The stories, by important modern authors, have been specially selected for advanced students of English. They are not simplified, but vocabulary explanations and notes are provided in order to help comprehension.