Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

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Swift's masterful satire is as entertaining today as it was when first published in 1726. Written with great wit and invention, Gulliver's Travels has captivated readers for nearly three centuries.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 204.2 x 274.6 x 7.6mm | 427.98g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour & b&w illustrations
  • 0192741780
  • 9780192741783

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"Large or small, Gulliver cuts a heroic figure in Ambrus's pervasive, free-wheeling illustrations; a palatable, well-blended appetizer."--Kirkus Reviews"A romp for young readers."--Booklist"Jonathan Swift may have written it first, but this new adaptation is sure to please today's children.... The familiar yarns of Lilliput and Brobdingnag are spun in an entertaining fashion. The imaginative storyline is a timeless masterpiece. The language of this version is accessible for children and reads quickly.... A wonderful way to introduce a classic into the classroom."--Books.com "Large or small, Gulliver cuts a heroic figure in Ambrus's pervasive, free-wheeling illustrations; a palatable, well-blended appetizer."--Kirkus Reviews "A romp for young readers."--Booklist "Jonathan Swift may have written it first, but this new adaptation is sure to please today's children.... The familiar yarns of Lilliput and Brobdingnag are spun in an entertaining fashion. The imaginative storyline is a timeless masterpiece. The language of this version is accessible for children and reads quickly.... A wonderful way to introduce a classic into the classroom."--Books.com "Large or small, Gulliver cuts a heroic figure in Ambrus's pervasive, free-wheeling illustrations; a palatable, well-blended appetizer."--Kirkus Reviews "A romp for young readers."--Booklist "Jonathan Swift may have written it first, but this new adaptation is sure to please today's children.... The familiar yarns of Lilliput and Brobdingnag are spun in an entertaining fashion. The imaginative storyline is a timeless masterpiece. The language of this version is accessible for children and reads quickly.... A wonderful way to introduce a classic into the classroom."--Books.com "Large or small, Gulliver cuts a heroic figure in Ambrus's pervasive, free-wheeling illustrations; a palatable, well-blended appetizer."--Kirkus Reviews"A romp for young readers."--Booklist"Jonathan Swift may have written it first, but this new adaptation is sure to please today's children.... The familiar yarns of Lilliput and Brobdingnag are spun in an entertaining fashion. The imaginative storyline is a timeless masterpiece. The language of this version is accessible for childrenand reads quickly.... A wonderful way to introduce a classic into the classroom."--Books.comshow more

About Jonathan Swift

James Riordan has written many books for children, including many translations of Russian tales. His Peter and the Wolf is published in cloth and paperback by Oxford. Victor G. Ambrus was born in Budapest. He has illustrated well over 200 books and twice won the Kate Greenaway medal.show more

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