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I want to ask where I can find/buy in pdf format bilingual beginner-intermediate level german novels similar to penguin parallel text novels. I searched but could not find a good resource.

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"Farmer Giles of Ham" (J.R.R. Tolkien) is a good bilingual text novel, but I can't find an ebook version. –  Toscho Feb 14 '14 at 11:31
dtv zweisprachig is a German series. –  Wolf Feb 14 '14 at 14:42
I had the Russian version of "First Reader Erste englische Lesestücke" so I assume the English version could help you to start. The level is really beginner. –  frlan Feb 19 '14 at 19:40
related: german.stackexchange.com/questions/6278/… –  Takkat Mar 4 '14 at 11:44

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About.com provides a list of dual-language books: LINK.

  • Demian - A Dual Language Book
  • Siddharta - A Dual Language Book
  • Great German Poems of the Romantic Era/Berühmte Gedichte der Deutschen Romantik
  • 103 Great Poems/103 Meistergedichte
  • Best Short Stories/Die schönsten Erzählungen
  • Death in Venice & A Man and His Dog/Der Tod in Venedig & Herr und Hund
  • Five Great German Short Stories
  • German Stories/Deutsche Erzählungen
  • German Short Stories 2/Deutsche Kurzgeschichten 2

Additionally, you can find some children's books at a site like this.

Also, I know of at least one site with free PDF children's books (only German, but pretty basic, LINK).

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