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Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

Written by Jonathan Swift

Illustrated by Chris Riddell

Part of the Walker Illustrated Classics Series

Jonathan Swift's Gulliver Synopsis

Walker Illustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good! This magnificent edition of Jonathan Swift's classic adventure story contains all four of Gulliver's extraordinary voyages. Martin Jenkins has skilfully adapted the original novel, remaining true to its tone and humour while making it accessible to younger readers. Chris Riddell brings life to Swift's searing imagination in wonderful panoramic detail. Winner of the 2005 Kate Greenaway Medal and the 2005 National Literacy Association Wow! Award, and shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards, 2005.

Jonathan Swift's Gulliver Press Reviews

This handsome book must be the year's most impressive illustrative feat. * The Sunday Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406317480
Publication date: 1st September 2009
Author: Jonathan Swift
Illustrator: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 168 pages

About Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) is regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language. Martin Jenkins is a conservation biologist by trade and has written numerous children's books about the natural world. His book about penguins, Emperor's Egg, won the Times Educational Supplement Information Book Award. Chris Riddell is an award-winning author, illustrator and political cartoonist for The Observer. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, once for Gulliver's Travel's, and the Smarties Prize. He lives in Brighton.

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