Join Phileas Fogg on his epic adventure as he attempts to travel around the world in eighty days. If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again. This book features the complete and unabridged text. This timeless classic will thrill readers old and new.
To go around the world in eighty days, some might say, is impossible. But that's exactly what Phileas Fogg sets out to do. With a wager of £20,000 riding on his success, Phileas travels by train, steamship and even elephant - but will he make it back to London in time to collect his winnings?
|Publication date:||29th February 2012|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, 1828â€“March 24, 1905) was a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre. Verne was noted for writing about cosmic, atmospheric, and underwater travel before air travel and submarines were commonplace and before practical means of space travel had been devised. He is the third most translated novelist in the world, according to the Index Translational statistics. Some of his books have also been made into films.More About Jules Verne