Classic Tales of Adventure

Classic Tales of Adventure is packed with treacherous tales in which heroes conquer villains, treasure is plundered and good triumphs over evil.

• Fantastic graphic illustrations throughout to enhance the gripping stories.
• With 512 pages, children aged 10+ will be entertained for hours.
• Includes classic literature such as King Solomon's Mines and Treasure Island.

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With graphic illustrations throughout in a style reminiscent of bygone action heroes, readers will be captivated by this thrilling adventure story book.

This fantastic anthology includes classic action fiction from renowned authors such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H Rider Haggard. From sinister stories in 'Murder Most Foul' to exciting expeditions 'In Untrodden Lands', this exciting collection features famous short stories from novels such as Oliver Twist, Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island.

Sections and stories inside Adventure Stories:
• Murder Most Foul chapter includes The Hand by Guy de Maupassant
• Heroes of the Hour chapter includes Escape from the Ape Men, from The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
• In Untrodden Lands includes The Search for Water, from Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
• The Cruel Sea chapter includes Shipwreck!, from The Coral Island by R M Ballantyne
• Escape and Rescue chapter includes Dante's Escape from the Chateau d'If, from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The opening of Escape from the Ape Men:
It was an awesome thing to sleep in that ill-fated camp; and yet it was even more unnerving to do so in the jungle. One or the other it must be. Prudence, on the one hand, warned me that I should remain on guard, but exhausted Nature, on the other, declared that I should do nothing of the kind. I climbed up on to a limb of the great gingko tree, but there was no secure perch on its rounded surface, and I should certainly have fallen off and broken my neck the moment I began to doze.

Information

Compiled by: Tig Thomas
Pages: 512
Age: 10+
Dimensions: 220 x 170 mm
Format: Flexiback with holographic foil
ISBN: 9781786170620

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