Around the World in 80 Days

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 26, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 336 pages
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In this classic adventure story, a wealthy gentleman, Phileas Fogg, makes a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days. Fogg and his servant set off immediately, determined to win this race against time. Little do they know they aren't making the journey alone.... Fogg has been fingered as the culprit in a bank robbery, and a detective in hot pursuit is trailing them as they cross every continent.
  

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Review: Around the World in 80 Days

User Review  - Derek Williams - Goodreads

Great ending! But you gotta read the whole book to get to it! Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Great Illustrated Classics)

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

Keep in mind that this is not Jules Verne's original book & that it's rewritten to be simpler for younger readers. However the book escalates very quickly & the author could have put extra time to add ... Read full review

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IN WHICH PASSEPARTOUT IS CONVINCED THAT
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IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG ASTOUNDS PASSEPAR
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WHICH ONCE MORE DEMONSTRATES
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Jules Verne (1828-1905) was born in France. Around the World in Eighty Days has long been his most popular novel. Verne is credited with creating the genre of science fiction with such other works as Journey to the Center of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.

Laurence Yep is the author of Newbery Honor books Dragon Wings and Dragon's Gate. He lives in Pacific Grove, California.

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