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Moby Dick - Kid Classics

The Classic Edition Reimagined Just-for-Kids! (Kid Classic #3)

Book #3 of Kid Classics
Edited by Margaret Novak / Illustrated by Maïté Schmitt
Published by Whalen Book Works
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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About The Book

Now the classic novel by Herman Melville is an illustrated storybook perfect for kids! Kid Classics: Moby Dick is full of adventure and excitement!  

Herman Melville was a sailor before he was a famous author, and he pulled from his seafaring experience when he wrote Moby Dick; Or, the Whale in 1851. Now, here is the fun new just-for-kids version of Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, abridged and retold while remaining true to Melville’s original text. It’s a story that you can’t put down: The sailor Ishmael tells the tale of whaling ship Captain Ahab’s obsessive quest to get revenge on Moby Dick, the legendary giant white sperm whale who bit off his leg! With page after page of captivating illustrations, this magical hardcover will be the fought over favorite in your home and schoolroom!  

Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet. He also worked as a schoolteacher, clerk, and sailor, and his writing was not well known at the time of his death; however, in years since Moby Dick has become known as one of the greatest novels of all time. 

About The Author

Herman Melville  was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet. He also worked as a schoolteacher, clerk, and sailor, and his writing was not well known at the time of his death; however, in years since Moby Dick has become known as one of the greatest novels of all time. 

About The Illustrator

Maïté Schmitt was born in a little town near Strasbourg in France, close to the German border. Her love of old animation movies inspired her to study illustration and animation. She has illustrated numerous books and worked on a short film, A priori, which combines two of her favorite things: books and bats. Say hello at maiteschmitt.com.

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