Who Was Jules Verne?

Who Was Jules Verne?

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"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.""--
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781518225888
1518225888
9780448488509
0448488507
9780399542374
039954237X
Branch Call Number: X921 VERNE, JULES
Characteristics: 106 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Copeland, Gregory - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Jules Verne

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