20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Classic Starts Series)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Classic Starts Series)

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Overview

Jules Verne’s classic science fiction fantasy carries its hero—Professor Aronnax of the Museum of Paris—on a thrilling and dangerous journey far below the waves to see what creatures live in the ocean’s depths. In the process, Verne imagined a vessel that had not yet been invented: the submarine.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454937067
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Publication date: 05/07/2019
Series: Classic Starts® Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 41,881
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. He is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Several of his works have been adapted into movies and TV mini-series. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.

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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