Re-presenting-- completely unabridged-- the original Mark Twain classic that started it all! In 1840's Missouri, twelve-year old Tom Sawyer spends his days disrupting the schoolhouse, tricking his friends into doing his chores, sparring with his little half-brother Sid, courting Becky Thatcher, and playing make believe pirates with Joe Harper on Jackson's Island. But one night-- while in the wrong place at the wrong time with his best friend Huckleberry Finn-- Tom and Huck become the lone witnesses to a grisly murder-- and they must decide between doing the right thing and reporting what they've seen-- or staying silent to protect themselves from becoming the killer's next victims!
Fully illustrated throughout with photographs of the cast of Super Science Showcase's Tom & Huck adventures, this brand new edition also includes exciting real fact articles about the true history and science featured in the story, written by the Super Science Showcase staff-- and also includes a BRAND NEW Tom and Huck short story adventure, "The Legendary Tom Sawyer!"
Hardcover version also features full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.
Date of Birth:November 30, 1835
Date of Death:April 21, 1910
Place of Birth:Florida, Missouri
Place of Death:Redding, Connecticut