Item description for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Manga Literary Classics series) by Ykids ...
Combining the exciting graphics of manga style with classic stories, these beloved worksby literary icons areaccessibleandentertaining to today's children, as well as educational---each story is accompanied by atime line that puts the story's events in historical perspective. Visually stunning, this series is a beautifully updatedversion of yesterday's literary comics, sure to hook young readers on theseperennial classics and thewritten word. Manga, one of the fastest growing segments of children's literature, isincredibly popular amongst school-age children and lends itself exceptionally well to the vivid stories in this series.
Jules Verne's classic deep-sea adventurelendsitselfbeautifullyto this manga-style portrayal of the maniacal Captain Nemoand his crew aboard the Nautilus. The story begins with an international crisis---the mysterious destruction of warships, apparently by a gigantic sea monster. A team that includes Professor Pierre Aronnax, a noted marine biologist, heads out to sea to find anddestroy the menace, and only after the monster destroys their own vessel does the team discover the unthinkable:the fearsome creature is a huge submarine,the invention of the reclusive and obsessive CaptainNemo,and they must thwart his fantastic plans.
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