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Wishbone Classic #09 A Journey to the Center of theEarth
     

Wishbone Classic #09 A Journey to the Center of theEarth

by Jules Verne, Retold By Billy Aronson, Joe Boddy (Illustrator)
 
This book has been consistently praised for its style and its vision of the world. It explores the prehistory of the globe, but can also be read as a psychological quest, for the journey itself is as important as arrival or discovery. A classic nineteenth-century French literature, the novel's distinctive combination of realism and Romanticism has marked figure as

Overview

This book has been consistently praised for its style and its vision of the world. It explores the prehistory of the globe, but can also be read as a psychological quest, for the journey itself is as important as arrival or discovery. A classic nineteenth-century French literature, the novel's distinctive combination of realism and Romanticism has marked figure as diverse as Sorter and Turner, Mark Twain and Cowan Doyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061064968
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/16/1996
Series:
Wishbone Series , #9
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jules Verne (1828-1905) used a combination of scientific facts and his imagination to take readers on extraordinary imaginative journeys to fantastic places. In such books as Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Earth to the Moon, and Journey to the Center of the Earth, he predicted many technological advances of the twentieth century, including the invention of the automobile, telephone, and nuclear submarines, as well as atomic power and travel to the moon by rocket.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 8, 1828
Date of Death:
March 24, 1905
Place of Birth:
Nantes, France
Place of Death:
Amiens, France
Education:
Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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