20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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Capstone, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 63 pages
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Scientist Pierre Aronnax and his trusty servant set sail to hunt a monster. With help from Ned Land, the world's greatest harpooner, the men soon discover that the creature is really a high-tech submarine. To keep this secret from being revealed, the sub's leader, Captain Nemo, takes the men hostage. Now, each man must decide whether to trust Nemo or try to escape his underwater world.
 

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Very well done graphic novel adaptation for young people. Indeed an enjoyable read! As someone quite familiar with the original I found this a good representation of the story. Of course, the themes ... Read full review

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If your looking for action and adventure this is the book. this book is set up comic book style and has all the bubble captions. this book is classic and is set at sea battling a giant sea creature ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Carl Bowen is a father, husband, and writer living in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He has published a handful of novels, short stories, and comics. For Stone Arch Books and Capstone, Carl has retold 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (by Jules Verne), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (by Robert Louis Stevenson), The Jungle Book (by Rudyard Kipling), "Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp" (from A Thousand and One Nights), Julius Caesar (by William Shakespeare), and The Murders in the Rue Morgue (by Edgar Allan Poe). Carl'snbsp;novel, Shadow Squadron:nbsp;Elite Infantry, earned a starred review from Kirkus Book Reviews.

Benny Fuentes lives in Villahermosa, Tabasco in Mexico, wherenbsp;the temperature isnbsp;just as hot as the sauce. Henbsp;studied graphic design in college, but now henbsp;works as a full-time colorist in the comic book and graphic novel industry for companies likenbsp;Marvel, DC Comics,nbsp;and Top Cow Productions. He shares his home with two crazy cats, Chelo and Kitty, who act like they own the place.

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