Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Dove Kids)

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9780787109776: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Dove Kids)

The "man who invented the future," Jules Verne created the prototype for modern science fiction. His prophetic 1870 adventure novel, featuring a bizarre underwater craft commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo, predated the submarine. Unbearably thrilling and romantic and the crowning achievement of Verne's literary career, the book influenced H. G. Wells and later generations of writers. This extraordinary voyage into the depths unknown aboard the legendary submarine Nautilus--commanded by the brilliant, tragic Captain Nemo-explores both the limitless possibilities of science and the twisted labyrinth of the human mind.

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Imagine traveling from the lost continent of Atlantis to the South Pole, battling giant squid, exploring the bounty of the seas in a submarine commanded by genius/madman Captain Nemo! Imagine if the squid is not real....and the adventure continues.

Jules Verne's perfectly wraught work of science and science fiction captivated an age of discovery and advancement. His important works opened imaginations and progress for years to come.

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News reports tell of a gigantic monster roaming the high seas at incredible speed. Professor Aronnax is brought in to investigateaand finds himself imprisoned under the sea! Who is the mysterious Captain Nemo who has sworn never to set foot on land? Will Aronnax and his friends ever escape from their amazing journey beneath the waves?
This new graphic novel version brings Jules Verneas classic adventure story vividly to life.

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Jules Verne; Harlan Ellison
Published by Dove Entertainment Inc (1996)
ISBN 10: 0787109770 ISBN 13: 9780787109776
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Book Description Dove Entertainment Inc, 1996. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0787109770

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