Children's Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

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Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

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9780744586428: Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

First published in 1726, this magnificent edition of Jonathan Swift's classic adventure story contains all four of Gulliver's extraordinary voyages. Award-winning author Martin Jenkins has skilfully adapted the original novel, remaining true to its tone and humour while making it accessible to younger readers. In this, he is brilliantly assisted by Kate Greenaway Medallist Chris Riddell, who brings to life the people, creatures and kingdoms of Swift's searing imagination in wonderful panoramic detail.

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First published in 1726, Jonathan Swift's classic adventure story has long been a favorite with adults and children alike. This magnificent edition contains all of Gulliver's extraordinary voyages. Travel to Lilliput, land of the small, and Brobdingnag, land of giants; to Laputa, where inhabitants need to be hit on the head with sticks to remind them to talk; to Glubbdubdrib, island of ghosts and magicians; and finally, to the kingdom of the Houyhnhnms, where horses rule over humans.

Award-winning author Martin Jenkins has skillfully abridged the original novel, remaining true to its tone and humor while making it accessible to younger readers. He is brilliantly assisted by Kate Greenaway Medalist Chris Riddell, who brings to life the people, creatures, and kingdoms of Swift's searing imagination in wonderful panoramic detail. A tour de force of illustration and design, this is a peerless introduction to one of the most popular stories in the English language.

About the Author:

Martin Jenkins is expert at presenting complicated subjects in an entertaining and accessible ways to children, and has won several awards for his work. A lifelong Swift fan, Martin lives in Cambridge. Chris Riddell, author, illustrator and political cartoonist for The Observer has won several awards for his work. Chris lives in Brighton.

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Published by Walker Books Ltd (2004)
ISBN 10: 0744586429 ISBN 13: 9780744586428
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