Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date), comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts
. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts
treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.
"Tom Sawyer liked adventures, which means he was always getting in trouble." Searching for treasure, witnessing a murder, getting caught in a bat cave, tricking others into doing his work, running away with Huckleberry Finn--Tom Sawyer's antics and mischief-making are sheer, child-pleasing delight. Every boy and girl should experience the joy and fun of this classic tale.
This book is part of a book series called Classic Starts .
. This book is part of a reading scheme, meaning that it is a book aimed at children who are learning to read. This reading scheme is not levelled.
There are 160 pages in this book. This book was published 2005 by Sterling Juvenile .
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humourist. John Cech writes plays, poetry and fiction for both children and adults. Lucy Corvino's books for Sterling include several Classic Starts[trademark] titles, Poetry for Young People: Robert Louis Stevenson 9781402754760 and numerous joke and puzzle books.
This book contains the following stories:
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Impish, daring young Tom Sawyer is a hero to his friends and a torment to his relations. For wherever there is mischief or adventure, Tom is at the heart of it. During one hot summer, Tom witnesses a murder, runs away to be a pirate, attends his own funeral, rescues an innocent man from the gallows, searches for treasure in a haunted house, foils a devilish plot and discovers a box of gold. But can he escape his nemesis, the villainous Injun Joe?
This book features the following character:
This book features the character Tom Sawyer.