Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

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In JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH an ancient book is opened by the eccentric Professor Lidenbrock and his life - and the life of his nephew Axel - is changed for ever. An old piece of paper has tumbled from the book, a priceless parchment that will lead them on a terrifying journey to find what lies at the centre of the Earth. A timeless adventure, brilliantly introduced by the late Diana Wynne Jones, one of Britain's top fantasy and sci-fi writers for children.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 PrincessAlice's Adventures in WonderlandAlice's Adventures Through the Looking GlassAnne of Green Gables seriesBlack BeautyHans Andersen's Fairy TalesHeidiJourney to the Centre of the EarthLittle Women seriesPeter PanTales of the Greek HeroesThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Adventures of King ArthurThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Call of the WildThe Jungle BookThe OdysseyThe Secret GardenThe Wind in the WillowsThe Wizard of OzTreasure Islandshow more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 127 x 177.8 x 30.48mm | 272.15g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Classics
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0141321040
  • 9780141321042
  • 99,755

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"The reason Verne is still read by millions today is simply that he was one of the best storytellers who ever lived."--Arthur C. Clarkeshow more

About Jules Verne

Jules Verne was born in France in 1828 and died in 1905. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel was wildly successful, producing many brilliant novels in the burgeoning genre of science fiction: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Centre of the Earth and Around the World in 80 Days, among others. Verne is the second most translated author in the world, after Agatha Christie and before Shakespeare.show more

Review Text

"The reason Verne is still read by millions today is simply that he was one of the best storytellers who ever lived."-Arthur C. Clarkeshow more

Rating details

109,504 ratings
3.83 out of 5 stars
5 27% (29,496)
4 38% (41,495)
3 28% (30,958)
2 6% (6,305)
1 1% (1,250)
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