The Lost World

Arthur Conan Doyle

"It was exciting when the baby pterodactyl came back to England and flew off. It might be anywhere!” Tom, 12
Date Published :
March 2014
Publisher :
Real Reads
Contributor(s) :
Felix Bennett, Chaz Brenchley
Language:
English
Series :
Classics of Science Fiction
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781906230142
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 7.75 X 5.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$6.95

Overview
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‘Dinosaurs are most certainly not extinct. I have seen them.’ An incredible claim by the eccentric Professor Challenger leads to an expedition deep into the Amazon, where an unlikely group of men find themselves on a journey into unknown dangers. Will they have the skills, strength, intelligence and good fortune to survive? Do dinosaurs really exist on the inaccessible plateau? How did a human skeleton become impaled on a bamboo spike? Can humans survive in a land of such primitive powers? If journalist Edward Malone ever returns home to write his newspaper report, will it be to declare Challenger a madman or a genius?

Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world’s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.

About The Author
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Arthur Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish writer, responsible for creating the literary character, Sherlock Holmes.

FELIX BENNETT grew up in Bradford in northern England, and cut short a math and astronomy degree at University College, London, in order to spend more time as an illustrator. He trained at Bradford, then at the Camberwell School of Art. He now lives and works in London.

CHAZ BRENCHLEY has been making a living as a writer since he was eighteen. He is the author of nine thrillers, most recently Shelter and two fantasy series, The Books of Outremer and Selling Water by the River. As Daniel Fox he has published a Chinese-based fantasy series, beginning with Dragon in Chains, as Ben Macallan, an urban fantasy, Desdæmona. A British Fantasy Award winner, he has also published books for children and more than 500 short stories in various genres. His time as crimewriter-in-residence on a sculpture project in Sunderland resulted in the collection Blood Waters.

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