The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Capstone Classroom, Jul 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 63 pages
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Some of the world's best stories are retold in this series. Well known villains and heroes take new shape while staying true to the original while artists add to the excitement of stories that range from medieval England to the pirate haunted South Seas.
 

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Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, Gilded Age in 1873, which was co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

M. C. Hall has written more than 80 fiction and nonfiction books for children, including science books, biographies, and fairy tales. She likes to read, walk on the beach, garden, and ski. She lives in the Boston area.

Daniel Strickland has been drawing his eccentric characters ever since he could hold a pencil. He earned his BFA in Sequential Art from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He creates illustrations, renders portraits, and develops original characters and stories.

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