In "Around the World in Eighty Days", Phineas Fogg and Passepartout set off on a balloon trip from London to Paris, Bombay to Singapore and Hong Kong to New York. In "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea", an underwater mission to hunt a monster is undertaken, from Atlantis to the South Pole.
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'Irresistible for children learning to read' - Child Education Plus; 'The Usborne Young Reading Program has a lovely selection of classic tales adapted for younger readers. Graded in seven levels, these have just enough stretch in them and yet are not too overwhelming' - The Irish Sunday Independent; 'Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme. Seven steps take beginners from simply written folk stories told in 150 words through to lovers of classic and original stories and histories, biographies and classics told in 5,000 words. Colour-coded for ease of use, and presented in a beautiful hardback, every story is well-written and attractively illustrated in full colour by leading artists' - Julia Eccleshare --Julia EccleshareAbout the Author:
Jules Verne (1828 - 1905) started out composing librettos, but the French-born author's passion for travel and exploration compelled him to turn to adventure tales, creating the prototype for today's science fiction. One of the most translated authors in the world, Jules Verne is best known for his classics, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140364374