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Travel through time, tackle alien invaders, explore distant galaxies and go beyond the possible in this incredible collection. Contributions from Arthur C. Clarke, H. G. Wells and Jules Verne introduce the finest classic science-fiction writing, while contemporary authors such as Ray Bradbury and Ursula Le Guin continue in the same tradition. Stunning, imaginative illustrations make the far-fetched become reality. This collection will broaden your horizons.
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Edward Blishen was a recognised expert authority on children's literature. In 1970, he won the Carnegie Medal jointly with Leon Garfield for The God Beneath the Sea. He also compiled the acclaimed anthology, Children's Classics to Read Aloud, published by Kingfisher. Together with his wife Nancy he compiled several anthologies for Kingfisher, including The Kingfisher Treasury of Stories for Children and the age-ranged Treasury of Stories series. Edward Blishen died in 1996. Karin Littlewood is an experienced illustrator who has worked for many different publishers. Her illustrations for this title drew their inspiration from extensive travelling in India, China and Hong Kong.Review:
“Useful in a study of classic science fiction writers, giving students a taste of the diversity of writing style and subject matter in this genre.” ―Children's Literature
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0753410184
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0753410184
Book Description Kingfisher Books Ltd, 2004. Condition: New. Karin Littlewood (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0753410184