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Around the World in 80 Days By Jules Verne
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Perhaps the inspiration for the show the Amazing Race, Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne is the story of the eccentric Englishman Phileas Fogg and his trusty French valet Passepartout, who,... More > on a bet of 20K pounds, attempt to travel the globe on trains, steamboats and a hot air balloon. Fogg blows most of his fortune in the attempt, but his adventure sets him in England, Paris, the Suez Canal, Egypt, India, Hong Kong, Japan, America, and Ireland. Every good adventure story needs a villain, thus we have the nosy detective Mr. Fix, who's on their trail, suspecting that Fogg is a bankrobber who's stolen 55K pounds. While in India they pick up the beautiful princess Aouda whom they rescue and take along for the ride. Will Fogg make it back to England in time to win the bet, or will detective Fix catch Fogg as he races around the globe?< Less
Sailing Alone Around the World By Joshua Slocum
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Sailing Alone Around the World (1900) is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray. Slocum was the first person to sail around the world... More > alone. The book was an immediate success and highly influential in inspiring later travelers. There was considerable international interest in Slocum's journey, particularly once he had entered the Pacific; he was awaited at most of his ports of call, and gave lectures and lantern-slide shows to well-filled halls. The trip itinerary went as follows: Fairhaven, Boston, Gloucester, Nova Scotia, Azores, Gibraltar, (Morocco), Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Maldonado, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan, Cockburn Channel, Port Angosto, Juan Fernandez, Marquesas, Samoa, Fiji, Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, Cooktown, Christmas Island, Keeling Cocos, Rodrigues, Mauritius, Durban, Cape Town, (Transvaal), St Helena, Ascension Island, Devil's Island, Trinidad, Grenada, Newport, Fairhaven.< Less
My World Around Me By Deidre E Kelley
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This photo book is full of scenes of the world as I see it. Beautiful, colorful, vivid illustrations of life at it's fullest.
Around the World in Eighty Days By Jason Murphy & Jules Verne
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“Mr. Phileas Fogg lived, in 1872, at No. 7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814.” So begins one of the greatest adventure stories ever penned.... More > Originally published in 1873, Jules Verne’s classic Around the World in Eighty Days has been enjoyed by millions. Its adventurous spirit, acts of heroism, and clear morality make it an ideal and engaging tale for adolescents. The prose, however, is now a challenging study for even talented young readers. This adaptation reintroduces the masterpiece to a new generation of young readers. The original novel’s average readability score—analyzed by chapter—rates at an 8.7 grade level. This adaptation lowers the level to 7.0. Word choice has also been updated. Less common words have been replaced with words more familiar to a modern audience. Yet with all the changes, this adaptation stays true to the journey, pacing, and poetry of the original. Readers will have a full sense of the great adventure of Mr. Phileas Fogg.< Less
Around the World in 80 Brands By Anouk Pappers & Maarten Schäfer
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We started a storytelling expedition around the world, meeting 'people with a vision' and 'brands with a purpose'. We write their stories in a narrative context to facilitate word-of-mouth. We... More > believe that stories can change attitudes, behaviours and ultimately, the world. So by writing and sharing stories, we want to inspire people and contribute making the world a better place. By Maarten Schafer (Brand Storyteller) and Anouk Pappers (Brand Anthropologist) for CoolBrands.< Less
Sailing Alone Around the World By Captain Joshua Slocum
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Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boat that he named the Spray. On April 24, 1895, he set sail... More > from Boston, Massachusetts. More than three years later, he returned to Newport, Rhode Island, on June 27, 1898 having circumnavigated the world, a distance of 46,000 miles (74,000 km). In 1899 he described the voyage in Sailing Alone Around the World now considered a classic of travel literature. It is a wonderful adventure story from the Age of Sail and a book of which Arthur Ransome declared, “boys who do not like this book ought to be drowned at once.”< Less
Around the World in Eighty Days By Jules Verne
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Mysterious Phileas Fogg is a cool customer. A man of the most repetitious and punctual habit – with no apparent sense of adventure whatsoever – he gambles his considerable fortune that he... More > can complete a journey around the world in just 80 days… immediately after a newspaper calculates the feat as just barely possible…This is an adventure novel of the first water, with wholly unexpected perils, hair-breadth escapes, brilliant solutions to insoluble problems, and even a love story. And can this be? – That he returns to London just five minutes too late to win his wager and retain his fortune? The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman and bachelor living in solitude at Number 7 Savile Row, Burlington Gardens. Despite his wealth, which is £40,000 (roughly £3,020,000 today), Fogg, whose countenance is described as "repose in action", lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision..< Less
Tommys Trip Around the World By Ian Holt
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A fun childrens book about a young boy named Tommy on his adventure around the world, accompanied by his dad.
Around the World in Eighty Days By Jules Verne
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Mysterious Phileas Fogg is a cool customer. A man of the most repetitious and punctual habit – with no apparent sense of adventure whatsoever – he gambles his considerable fortune that he... More > can complete a journey around the world in just 80 days… immediately after a newspaper calculates the feat as just barely possible…This is an adventure novel of the first water, with wholly unexpected perils, hair-breadth escapes, brilliant solutions to insoluble problems, and even a love story. And can this be? – That he returns to London just five minutes too late to win his wager and retain his fortune?< Less
Around the World in 70 years By Howard Crosthwaite
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This is Volume One of a history of my travels around the world from 1947 from the age of 10. It includes the UK,Europe,the Caribbean, and India. Volume Two will include Africa and the Far East.

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