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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

or, Nemo, Nautilus and other mysteries of the deep

Retold by Antonis Papatheodoulou, Illustrated by Iris Samartzi, By Jules Verne

Jules Verne's Adventure Stories


36 Pages, 9.45 x 8.66

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $19.99 (US $19.99) (CA $26.99)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9781916409125

Rights: US & CA

Faros Books (Jun 2019)

Price: $19.99


A picturebook retelling of Jules Verne’s classic story, with stunning illustrations. Younger children too can now enjoy this world of heroic adventure.What was that mysterious object terrifying sailors back in 1866? Was it a sea monster or a man-made machine? Award winning author Antonis Papatheodoulou and illustrator Iris Samartzi re-imagine the original Jules Verne’s stories through texts full of playful riddles and delightful, vivid illustrations.

Author Biography

Antonis Papatheodoulou has published more than 40 books. He has won the International Compostela Prize for picture books 2016,the Greek State Picturebook Award 2011, the Illustrated Children's Book Award of «Diavazo» literary magazine 2011,the Greek State Picturebook  Award 2012,the Illustrated Book Award of the Greek section of IBBY 2012 and the Non Fiction Award of the Greek section of IBBY 2015. Four of his titles have been included in the White Ravens list. Iris Samartzi studied Graphic Design and Interior Design-Decoration at the Vakalo School of Arts where she graduated with a scholarship. She has attended workshops for children's painting and dramatic art in education. Since 2004 she mainly focuses on children's books illustrations. Many of her books have won the Greek State Award and The Greek IBBY Award. Her picturebook One Last Letter won The Compostela 2016 International Prize.