A simplified version of Todd Strasser's "Jumanji", the story of a mysterious game. It forms part of a series of simplified books which introduce the reader, step-by-step, to classics, best-sellers, film titles and original stories. Each book has extensive exercises, a detailed introduction and information about the syllabus. They are published at six levels: level 1 - beginner (300 words); level 2 - elementary (500 words); level 3 - pre-intermediate (1050 words); level 4 - intermediate (1650 words); level 5 - upper intermediate (2300 words); level 6 - advanced (3000 words). The series is designed to be suitable for students of English as a foreign language, for students of English as a second language and for reluctant readers.
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"A beautiful simplicity of design, balance, texture, and a subtle intelligence beyond the call of illustration." ( New York Times)
"A potent vision that lingers on and on" ( Booklist, starred review)
"Illustrated by fabulously realistic drawings of surreal adventures, pictures that are so infinitely detailed in three dimensions that they appear to move, breathe, and make sounds." ( Publishers Weekly)
"The illustrations are first class precise draughtsmanship with extraordinary imagery" ( The School Librarian)
Bestselling Caldecott Medal winning, Chris Van Allsburg explores the ever-shifting line between fantasy and reality with this story about a game that comes startlingly to life.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140816429
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