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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Unabridged Classics)

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Originally published in 1870, Verne’s amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the ocean’s waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, The Nautilus. It’s a voyage of exploration and the imagination.

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Originally published in 1870, Verne's amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the ocean's waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, "The Nautilus." Illustrations.Originally published in 1870, Verne's amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the ocean's waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, "The Nautilus." Illustrations.

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What would happen if Martians landed on Earth—and none of our weapons could stop them? H.G. Wells's classic novel imagines this frightening scenario. The horrifying bug-like extraterrestrials wipe out crowds with a single heat-ray, wreaking havoc across the English countryside. Narrated by an unnamed protagonist who flees home to seek out safe ground, this terrifying tale will rivet kids and adults alike.

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Originally published in 1870, Vernes amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the oceans waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, The Nautilus. Its a voyage of exploration and the imagination.

About the Author

Herbert George "H. G." Wells (September 21, 1866-August 13, 1946) was an English author, best known for his work in the "speculative fiction" genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics, and social commentary. Wells is sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction," along with Jules Verne. The War of the Worlds was written in the age of British colonialism, and Wells came up with the idea for the story while he and his brother were imagining what might happen if someone came to colonize England the way England had other countries.
 
Dr. Arthur Pober has spent more than 20 years in the fields of early childhood and gifted education. He is the former principal of one of the world's oldest laboratory schools for gifted youngsters, Hunter College Elementary School, and former Director of Magnet Schools for the Gifted and Talented in New York City. Arthur is currently the US representative to the European Institute for the Media and European Advertising Standards Alliance. He lives in New York, NY.
 
Illustrator Scott McKowen has created award-winning posters and graphics for theater companies across Canada and the United States—including on Broadway. His work has been exhibited in art galleries on both sides of the border, and in 2002 he curated an exhibition of theater posters from around the world that appeared in Stratford, Ontario, and Ottawa and at the Design Exchange in Toronto. Scott was also commissioned by the Royal Canadian Mint to design Canada's 2001 silver dollar. Scott lives in Stratford, Ontario.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402725999
Author:
Verne, Jules
Publisher:
Sterling Children's Books
Illustrator:
McKowen, Scott
Author:
McKowen, Scott
Author:
Wells, H. G.
Author:
Pober, Arthur
Afterword:
Pober, Arthur
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Underwater exploration
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
BG-JUVENILE PROP - BG-JUVY ACTIVITY
Subject:
BG-ART/PHOTO/ARCH - BG-ART/ARCHITECTURE
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Sterling Unabridged Classics
Publication Date:
20140902
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illus. throughout
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 6.13 in
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Originally published in 1870, Verne's amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the ocean's waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, "The Nautilus." Illustrations.Originally published in 1870, Verne's amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the ocean's waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, "The Nautilus." Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
What would happen if Martians landed on Earth—and none of our weapons could stop them? H.G. Wells's classic novel imagines this frightening scenario. The horrifying bug-like extraterrestrials wipe out crowds with a single heat-ray, wreaking havoc across the English countryside. Narrated by an unnamed protagonist who flees home to seek out safe ground, this terrifying tale will rivet kids and adults alike.
"Synopsis" by ,
Originally published in 1870, Vernes amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the oceans waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, The Nautilus. Its a voyage of exploration and the imagination.
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