Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

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Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

By Jonathan Swift; Martin Jenkins (Retold by); Chris Riddell (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763647407, 167pp.

Publication Date: July 13, 2010

Description
Now in paperback A tour de force of illustration and design, JONATHAN SWIFT'S GULLIVER is a magnificent introduction to one of the most popular stories in the English language.
First published in 1726, Jonathan Swift's wonderful adventure has long been a favorite with adults and children alike. This skillful adaptation by award-winning author Martin Jenkins stays true to the original, in a magnificent edition featuring all of Gulliver's extraordinary voyages. Chris Riddell's illustrations capture the tale in panoramic detail, making for a peerless introduction to one of the most popular stories in the English language.


About the Author
Martin Jenkins is the author of many acclaimed books for children, including GRANDMA ELEPHANT'S IN CHARGE, THE EMPEROR'S EGG, and CHAMELEONS ARE COOL. A lifelong fan of Jonathan Swift, Martin Jenkins lives in Cambridge, England.

Chris Riddell, author, illustrator, and political cartoonist for THE OBSERVER, has won several awards for his work, including a Smarties Silver Honor and the Kate Greenaway Medal for his acclaimed nonfiction book PIRATE DIARY. He lives in Brighton, England.