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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells; Tom Kidd
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2001.
Series: Books of wonder.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the earth.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Tom Kidd
ISBN: 0688131379 9780688131371
OCLC Number: 46640773
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 228 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Coming of the Martians --
The Eve of the War --
The Falling Star --
On Horsell Common --
The Cylinder Opens --
The Heat-Ray --
The Heat-Ray in the Chobham Road --
How I Reached Home --
Friday Night --
The Fighting Begins --
In the Storm --
At the Window --
What I Saw of the Destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton --
How I Fell In with the Curate --
In London --
What Had Happened in Surrey --
The Exodus from London --
The Thunder Child --
The Earth Under the Martians --
Underfoot --
What We Saw from the Ruined House --
The Days of Imprisonment --
The Death of the Curate --
The Stillness --
The Work of Fifteen Days --
The Man on Putney Hill --
Dead London --
Wreckage.
Series Title: Books of wonder.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; illustrated by Tom Kidd ; afterword by Peter Glassman.
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As life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the earth.

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A nice addition to any collection.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-01) Good Permalink

     This is a story of one man's fight to survive the invasion from Mars. He has many close calls, when he was sure it was the end for himself and the world.  He is imprisoned, and after a daring escape wanders England.  After a few days, all of which he has no memory,...
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