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The Resource Who was Jules Verne?, by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland

Who was Jules Verne?, by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland

Label
Who was Jules Verne?
Title
Who was Jules Verne?
Statement of responsibility
by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland
Title variation
Jules Verne
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed. After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his life. He began writing adventure stories as a young man and became a popular writer throughout France. Known for mixing scientific discovery and literature in his books like Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days, Verne is often called "The Father of Science Fiction.""--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 843/.8
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2469.Z5
LC item number
B834 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Who was--?
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Who was Jules Verne?, by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Who was Jules Verne? -- The boy who loved ships -- Away to paris -- Finally, a novelist -- The extraordinary journeys -- Captain Nemo -- A war and a balloon -- The end of the adventure -- An inspiring life
Control code
ocn921864973
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780448488509
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016011722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)921864973
Label
Who was Jules Verne?, by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Who was Jules Verne? -- The boy who loved ships -- Away to paris -- Finally, a novelist -- The extraordinary journeys -- Captain Nemo -- A war and a balloon -- The end of the adventure -- An inspiring life
Control code
ocn921864973
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780448488509
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016011722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)921864973

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