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Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

Walker Illustrated Classics


No. of pages 168

Great for age 7-11 years
Walker Illustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good! This magnificent edition of Jonathan Swift's classic adventure story contains all four of Gulliver's extraordinary voyages. Martin Jenkins has skilfully adapted the original novel, remaining true to its tone and humour while making it accessible to younger readers. Chris Riddell brings life to Swift's searing imagination in wonderful panoramic detail. Winner of the 2005 Kate Greenaway Medal and the 2005 National Literacy Association Wow! Award, and shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards, 2005.


This book is part of a book series called Walker Illustrated Classics .

There are 168 pages in this book. This book was published 2009 by Walker Books Ltd .

Paul Stewart is the very funny, very talented author of more than fifteen books for children, including The Edge Chronicles, a collaboration with Chris Riddell. Anglo-Irish poet, satirist and clergyman, Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), was born in Dublin to English parents. He embarked on a career as diplomatic secretary and became increasingly involved in politics. He published many satirical works of verse and prose, including A Tale of a Tub, A Modest Proposal, and Gulliver's Travels.

This book is in the following series:

Candlewick Illustrated Classics

Walker Illustrated Classics

This book features the following character:

Lemuel Gulliver
This book features the character Lemuel Gulliver.

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