Oxford Children's Classics: World of Adventure box set
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Oxford Children's Classics: World of Adventure box set

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An eye-catching boxed set containing four of the greatest stories ever told - Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, The Wind in the Willows, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. These new editions have a fresh and contemporary feel to make the books come alive for today's modern readers. As well as the unabridged text, they also contain masses of bonus features so readers can continue their experience of the story. There are also
recommendations for other books, films, and TV shows - classic and contemporary - for readers to try next.

The perfect gift for anyone who loves a good story!
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 1248 pages
  • 130 x 201 x 81mm | 900g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0192739824
  • 9780192739827
  • 22,156

About Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was born in 1850 in Edinburgh. In 1867 he entered Edinburgh University to study engineering but subsequently switched to law. Stevenson liked to travel and wrote many essays and short stories for magazines about these travels. Treasure Island was published in 1883 and was followed by Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in 1886. In the late 1880s Stevenson moved with his family to Samoa and died
there in 1894. Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India, in 1865. Just before his sixth birthday Rudyard and his sister were sent to England to receive their formal education. At the age of sixteen he returned to India and worked as a journalist on a local newspaper. In 1886 his first book, Departmental Ditties, was published,
and during the years that followed he had success with many more books including, in 1889, The Jungle Book. He married in 1891 and settled for a while in the USA, however he then returned to England and from there moved t
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