This wonderful series is a quick way into a range of exciting stories, from the chilling tale of Frankenstein, to the gripping adventure of Treasure Island and the powerful animal story of Call of the Wild. Fast-moving and accessible, each story is a shortened, dramatically illustrated version of the classic novel, which loses none of the strength and flavour of the original. "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea", by Jules Verne, was published in 1869. A mysterious sea monster is attacking shipping, and Arronax, a scientist, joins an expedition to find and destroy the monster. Instead, he becomes a prisoner of proud and ruthless Captain Nemo, captain of amazing submarine The Nautilus.