Around the World in 80 Days (Classic Starts Series)

Around the World in 80 Days (Classic Starts Series)

Hardcover(Modern Retelling)

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Overview


Take a thrilling whirlwind trip around the world with Phileas Fogg! When Fogg—a man of habit whose every day is just like the one before—makes a bet that he can circle the globe and be back in his men’s club in just 80 days, the race is on. Jules Verne’s classic tale bubbles with excitement, suspense, and colorful locations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402736896
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Publication date: 03/28/2007
Series: Classic Starts® Series
Edition description: Modern Retelling
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 18,320
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.70(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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