20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
Oxford Treetops: Classics
Professor Aronnax knows all there is to know about creatures that live in the sea. So when he hears about a mysterious sea monster attacking ships he is determined to find it. He is joined by his colleague, Conseil, and Ned Land, a brave sailor. But their adventures really begin when they meet Captain Nemo. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea tells the story of their adventures beneath the oceans. Exciting and powerful classic stories to enrich and extend your children’s reading experiences. TreeTops Classics are carefully adapted versions of must-read stories which introduce your readers to significant authors, powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time. These abridged versions of classics have been sensitively adapted by top children’s authors to ensure that language and content is appropriate, but remain faithful to the original. These enchanting stories will appeal to all your junior readers and introduce them to a rich literary heritage. Each book includes author biographies and notes to help with historical and social context and any challenging vocabulary, ensuring the books are easily accessible. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children’s reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
Jules Verne, David Tomlinson, David Lupton – Oxford University Press