20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Saddleback's Illustrated Classics)

 
9781439545041: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Saddleback's Illustrated Classics)
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870.

The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's periodical, the Magasin d'Éducation et de Récréation. The deluxe illustrated edition, published by Hetzel in November 1871, included 111 illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville and Édouard Riou. The book was highly acclaimed when released and still is now; it is regarded as one of the premiere adventure novels and one of Verne's greatest works, along with Around the World in Eighty Days and Journey to the Center of the Earth. The description of Nemo's ship, called the Nautilus, was considered ahead of its time, as it accurately describes features on submarines, which at the time were very primitive vessels. Thus, the book has been able to age well because of its scientific theories, unlike some of Verne's other works, like Journey to the Center of the Earth, which are not scientifically accurate and serve more simply as adventure novels.

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Bring classic children's tales to young readers with the Calico Illustrated Classics series. World-class illustrations make rafting the river and braving the revolution exciting journeys through literature. Large type and leveled language make the classics accessible to readers of all ages. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.

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News reports tell of a gigantic monster roaming the high seas at incredible speed. Professor Aronnax is brought in to investigate--and 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 Verne's classic adventure story vividly to life.

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