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Around the world in eighty days

Author: John Kennett; Jane Swift; Jules Verne
Publisher: Bridlington, East Yorkshire [United Kingdom] : Peter Haddock, [1997] ©1997
Series: Illustrated chosen classics, retold.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the story of Phileas Fogg, an English gentleman who makes a fantastic trip as a bet. His adventures, with his French manservant Passepartout, by railway, steamship and elephant see him travel around the world pursued relentlessly by a detective who mistakes the traveler for a notorious criminal.
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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennett; Jane Swift; Jules Verne
ISBN: 0710509413 9780710509413
OCLC Number: 320480551
Description: 195 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm.
Contents: Master and servant --
Passepartout's new home --
A robbery and a bet --
The journey begins --
The detective --
The end of the line --
A ride on an elephant --
The rescue --
The trial --
The opium-house --
The Japanese acrobat --
Across the Pacific --
Sioux! --
The ice-yacht --
Across the Atlantic --
A question of time.
Series Title: Illustrated chosen classics, retold.
Other Titles: Around the world in 80 days
Responsibility: by Jules Verne ; original text by John Kennett ; illustrated by Jane Swift.

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This book tells the story of Phileas Fogg, an English gentleman who makes a fantastic trip as a bet. His adventures, with his French manservant Passepartout, by railway, steamship and elephant see him travel around the world pursued relentlessly by a detective who mistakes the traveler for a notorious criminal.

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