In this graphic novel version, scientist Pierre Aronnax and his trusty servant set sail to hunt a sea monster, but instead discover a high-tech submarine under the command of the mysterious Captain Nemo.
Author: Jack London
Publisher: Puffin Books
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Presents a graphic-novel version of the tale of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. Original.
A brilliant graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's critically acclaimed novel for young people. When Coraline moves to a new home, she is fascinated by the fact that the 'house' is really only half a house - it was divided into flats years before. And it soon becomes clear to Coraline that the other flat is not quite as cosy and safe as her own.
From his throne high on Mount Olympus, the mighty and powerful Zeus reigned over ancient Greece with his fellow Olympians. Feared for his lightning bolt but loved for his compassion for humanity, Zeus ushered in an era of peaceand prosperity. But Zeus’s ascension to power was not a title handed over freely. Zeus claimed power for his own by waging a horrible war that threatened to destroy the entire world. And he was opposed in this battle for all existence by none other than his own father.See how he takes power for himself as he picks up for the first time his famous sword of storms and leads the rise of the Olympians.
Master of the World (French: Maître du monde), published in 1904, is one of the last novels by French pioneer science fiction writer, Jules Verne. It is a sequel to Robur the Conqueror. At the time Verne wrote the novel, his health was failing. Master of the World is a "black novel," filled with foreboding and fear of the rise of tyrants such as the novel's villain, Robur, and totalitarianism.Set in the summer of 1903, a series of unexplained events occur across the eastern United States, caused by objects moving with such great speed that they are nearly invisible. The first-person narrator John Strock, 'Head inspector in the federal police department' in Washington, DC, travels to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to investigate.
Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: Campfire Graphic Novels
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Presents in graphic novel format the story of a scientist who invents a time machine and uses it to travel to the year 802,701 A.D., where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks.
Lemuel Gulliver always dreamed of traveling the world. But when a violent storm claims his ship and casts him adrift among uncharted lands, he is taken to places that he could not even dream of. Traveling to the nation of Lilliput, where the inhabitants measure just centimeters tall, and to Brobdingnag, where they tower into the sky like giants, Gulliver voyages to an island floating above the clouds, visits a race of immortals, and finds himself stranded in a land rule by horses. Face to face with warring armies and power-hungry kings, each new journey makes Gulliver more desperate to find a way back home. But once he discovers the truth about his own land and himself…returning home becomes the last thing he desires. Written by world-renowned satirist, Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels is one of the most gripping and poignant adventures ever told.
In an ancient age, when gods and goddesses walked with mortals. Sita is the kind-hearted and intelligent princess of the kingdom of Videha. Married to Rama, prince of Ayodhya, her journey in life takes her from exhilaration to anguish. Along the way, she has to leave behind the luxury of royal comforts and live the simple, harsh life of a forest dweller where lurking in every shadow is danger. Ensnared in the evil plans of the wicked demon-king Ravana, Sita is abducted and hidden away in Lanka. Will Rama muster up a strong army to rescue Sita from the demon’s clutches? Will Sita return to Ayodhya to become queen of the land... or is she destined to be mistrusted and live alone for the rest of her life? Adapted from the ancient Indian epic, the Ramayana, this is a touching tale of love, honour, and sacrifice that reveals one woman’s shining strength in an unforgiving world.