Fifty-five years ago, Helen L. Taylor took John Bunyan¿s Pilgrim¿s Progress and simplified the vocabulary concepts for young readers, while keeping storyline intact. The result was a classic in itself, which has now sold over 600,000 copies. It¿s both simple adventure story profound allegory of Christian journey through life, delightful read with message kids ages 6 to 12 can understand remember. A new look fresh illustrations today¿s children enlivens Celestial City.