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Author: Ray Bradbury; Joseph A Mugnaini; Ray Harryhausen; Michael Marshall Smith; PS Publishing.
Publisher: Hornsea, England : PS Publishing, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seventeen of Bradbury's most popular science fiction stories, including several that have not appeared before in book form, have been selected by the author for this volume from the best of Bradbury in books and magazines.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Bradbury; Joseph A Mugnaini; Ray Harryhausen; Michael Marshall Smith; PS Publishing.
ISBN: 1904619789 9781904619789 1904619770 9781904619772 1904619797 9781904619796
OCLC Number: 840417741
Notes: "Seventeen of his most popular science fiction stories, including several that have not appeared before in book form, have been selected by the author for this volume from the best of Bradbury in books and magazines."--Jacket.
Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini.
Leaf preceding half t.p.: "This edition is limited to 500 unsigned trade hardcovers, 200 slipcased hardcovers signed by Ray Bradbury, and 100 special slipcased two-book sets signed by Ray Bradbury, Ray Harryhausen and Michael Marshall Smith."
"This volume is available only as part of the 100-copy, three-volume [untitled] slipcased set, comprising PS Publishing's editions of R is for rocket and S is for space, signed by - in addition to the author himself - Mr. Bradbury's lifelong friend, Ray Harryhausen; one of his most revered contemporaries, Sir Arthur C. Clarke; and 'new boys' Tim Powers and Michael Marshall Smith."--Forever and the earth, PS Publishing 2005 ed., dust jacket.
Stored in violet slipcase, illustrated on both sides in black, and signed by Ray Bradbury on spine.
Description: xiii, [1], 227 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: R is for Rocket --
The end of the beginning --
The fog horn --
The rocket --
The rocket man --
The golden apples of the sun --
A sound of thunder --
The long rain --
The exiles --
Here there be tygers --
The strawberry window --
The dragon --
The gift --
Frost and fire --
Uncle Einar --
The time machine --
The sound of summer running.
Responsibility: Ray Bradbury ; foreword by Ray Harryhausen ; introduction by Michael Marshall Smith.

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Seventeen of Bradbury's most popular science fiction stories, including several that have not appeared before in book form, have been selected by the author for this volume from the best of Bradbury in books and magazines.

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