Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
  

Gulliver's Travels

Written by Jonathan Swift
Illustrated by Katy Elphinstone
Part of the Real Reads Series

Synopsis

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

An amazing sight met my eyes. All around me were dozens of human creatures a little less than six inches high, chattering together in high-pitched voices in a strange language.When Lemuel Gulliver is shipwrecked in the Indian Ocean, it s the start of a series of adventures stranger than he could possibly have imagined. After the tiny inhabitants of Lilliput become suspicious of Gulliver, they plan to kill their huge visitor. What deadly scheme do they come up with? Gulliver makes a friend in the land of the giants Glumdalclitch, a nine year old girl. Can she protect him from the frightening creatures in Brobdingnag? Once he has said goodbye to the peculiar scientists in their flying island, Gulliver discovers the fierce and brutal Yahoos. Will he ever return home safely to his wife and family in England?Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.

About the Author

Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Irish author and journalist, the foremost prose satirist in the English language. Swift's best known work is Gulliver's Travels (1726).

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Jonathan Swift
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Publisher

Real Reads

Publication date

1st July 2015

ISBN

9781906230852


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