Jules Verne's classic 'Around the World in Eighty Days' has been read and enjoyed by generations who have adored the daring story of eccentric Phileas Fogg and his man servant Passepartou, as they race, against time, around the world to win their bet. Considered by many to be the archetypical adventure story, inspiring the countless ones which have followed, this exciting tale is a must read for children everywhere. This beautifully designed package, with specially adapted text for primary school children, and vivid watercolours interspersed throughout to capture young minds, is the perfect introduction to a piece of classic literature. ILLUSTRATOR: Francesca Rossi graduated from the International School of Comics in Florence and, in addition to illustrating books for several publishers; she also does artwork for book jackets and posters. She also offers educational workshops to schools and libraries and creates and 'decorates ceramic art. For White Star Kids she has illustrated; 'Who's Afraid of Witches?', Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?', 'Classic Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault', 'Fairy Tale Adventures', 'Woodland Fairy Tales' and 'Princess Fairy Tales' in the Puzzle Book Series.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2017