The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Puffin Classics - everyone's favourite stories.

In The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night they witness a murder. The boys swear never to reveal the secret and run away to be pirates and search for hidden treasure. But when Tom gets trapped in a cave with the murderer, can he escape unharmed?

The Introduction is written by Richard Peck, an American novelist known for his young adult books. He was awarded American's highly prestigious Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder.

The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more..

The Puffin Classics relaunch includes:
A Little Princess
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass
Anne of Green Gables
Black Beauty
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
Heidi
Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Little Women
Peter Pan
Tales of the Greek Heroes
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of King Arthur
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Call of the Wild
The Jungle Book
The Odyssey
The Secret Garden
The Wind in the Willows
The Wizard of Oz
Treasure Island
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 178 x 21mm | 220g
  • Puffin Classics
  • New York, NY, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141321105
  • 9780141321103
  • 26,394

Review quote

"A sacred text within the body of American literature."-Frank Conroy
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About Mark Twain

Mark Twain is the pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910). He was born in Missouri, USA. He travelled around America, seeking fame and fortune before becoming a successful journalist and travel writer. In 1876 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, inspired by his own childhood, was published, followed eight years later by The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
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805,806 ratings
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4 36% (291,509)
3 23% (186,754)
2 6% (45,935)
1 2% (17,663)
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