20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Graphic Novel - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
In graphic novel format, retells the classic about a French professor and his two companions as they sail above and below the world's oceans as prisoners on the fabulous electric submarine of the deranged Captain Nemo.

Independent Publishing Group
Combining the exciting graphics of manga style with classic stories, these beloved works by literary icons are accessible and entertaining to today's children, as well as educational?each story is accompanied by a time line that puts the story's events in historical perspective. Visually stunning, this series is a beautifully updated version of yesterday's literary comics, sure to hook young readers on these perennial classics and the written word. Manga, one of the fastest growing segments of children's literature, is incredibly popular amongst school-age children and lends itself exceptionally well to the vivid stories in this series.
Jules Verne's classic deep-sea adventure lends itself beautifully to this manga-style portrayal of the maniacal Captain Nemo and his crew aboard the Nautilus. The story begins with an international crisis?the mysterious destruction of warships, apparently by a gigantic sea monster. A team that includes Professor Pierre Aronnax, a noted marine biologist, heads out to sea to find and destroy the menace, and only after the monster destroys their own vessel does the team discover the unthinkable: the fearsome creature is a huge submarine, the invention of the reclusive and obsessive Captain Nemo, and they must thwart his fantastic plans.


Publisher: Singapore : Media Development Authority, c2008
ISBN: 9789810575564
Branch Call Number: JFIC Steve
Characteristics: 151 p. : col. ill

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