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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Not only is this a wonderful story, this particular book is hardback and looks great on the bookshelf. If this is a classic you plan to keep, I recommend getting this version of Around the World in ... Read full review

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Rebekah said, "I felt like I was actually in the movie and in the book. A lot of times I felt like I was actually traveling around the world. I loved it!" - age 8.5 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.