Synopses & Reviews
20 imaginative stories from the pioneers of sci-fi and the best science fiction writers of today including Isaacv Asimov, H.G. Wells, Arthur C. Clark and Ray Bradbury
About the Author
Edward Blishen won the Carnegie Medal with Leon Garfield for the God Beneath the Sea (1970). For Kingfisher he has compiled several collections in the Treasury of Stories series and Children's Classics to Read Aloud.
Table of Contents
The boy, the dog, and the spaceship / Nicholas Fisk -- Invisible in London / H.G. Wells -- Dragon of Pendor / Ursula Le Guin -- Bobo's star / Glenn Chandler -- Yellow hands / T.H. White -- Specimen / Tim Stout -- Of Polymuf stock / John Christopher -- Hurled into space / Jules Verne -- Goodbye to the moon / Monica Hughes -- Shot from the moon / Arthur C. Clarke -- Fun they had / Isaac Asimov -- Fight between lizards at the center of the earth / Jules Verne -- Last man alive / M.P. Shiel -- How we were tracked by a tripod / John Christopher -- War of the worlds / H.G. Wells -- Homecoming / Stephen David -- All Summer in a day / Ray Bradbury -- Greenville's planet / Michael Shaara -- Fear Shouter / Jay Williams -- Wind from the sun / Arthur C. Clarke.