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Moby-Dick by Jan Needle, Patrick Benson, Herman Melville

Welcome two new Candlewick Illustrated Classics!
These collectible editions bring treasured stories to life with lavish full-color interior illustrations and elegant French flaps.

Jan Needle abridges Herman Melville’s epic to focus on the intensely dramatic story of Captain Ahab’s ill-fated quest for the white whale, while Patrick Benson’s powerful illustrations evoke the lost world of whaling in enormous detail. A compelling invitation to readers who may one day explore the full text of Moby-Dick.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763642136
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 08/11/2009
Series: Candlewick Illustrated Classic Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 530,452
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Herman Melville (1819-1891) worked as a bank clerk, farmhand, and teacher before going to sea, starting as a cabin boy and ultimately joining the U.S. Navy. He is best known for Moby-Dick, one of the greatest works of American literature.

Patrick Benson has illustrated dozens of children's books, including OWL BABIES by Martin Waddell, SQUEAK'S GOOD IDEA by Max Eilenberg, THE SEA-THING CHILD by Russell Hoban, and THE MINPINS by Roald Dahl. The recipient of a Mother Goose Award in 1984, Patrick Benson lives in Hawick, England.

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