The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

By H. G. Wells; Mary Ann Evans; Paul Wenzel

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780679810476, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 1991


This year marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of H. G. Wells's famous novel about a Martian invasion. To celebrate, we are reissuing our adaptation of this sci-fi classic with brand-new cover art.  

About the Author
Editor Luke Hartwell is author of the novels Atom Heart John Beloved, Nathan's Story, and Locomotives in Winter. Jack London is the well-known author of Call of the Wild, White Fang, and other tales of the arctic, the sea, and the future. H.G. Wells is the equally famous author of War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and other science fiction works. Robert Hugh Benson is best known for the work included here, Lord of the World.

Evans is a freelance photographer and editor.

Wenzel has been an artist with the Walt Disney Company for almost thirty years. He has illustrated a number of children's books. He is also a gallery artist, best known for his paintings of Native Americans.

Praise For The War of the Worlds

“The creations of Mr. Wells . . . belong unreservedly to an age and degree of scientific knowledge far removed from the present, though I will not say entirely beyond the limits of the possible.” —Jules Verne