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Tom Sawyer
Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer

Or the Largest Playroom in All the World

Adapted by Antonis Papatheodoulou, Illustrated by Iris Samartzi, By Mark Twain

Great Little Classics


36 Pages, 8.66 x 9.45

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

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

Publication Date: October 2020

ISBN 9781913060060

Rights: US & CA

Faros Books (Oct 2020)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: October 2020


In a very small town, on the banks of the Mississippi, with his aunt Polly, his cousin Mary, and his half-brother Sid, lives the naughtiest, wildest, unruliest . . . good boy in America: Tom Sawyer. The boy who opens his front door and walks into . . . the largest, most wonderful playroom: the world! A captivating retelling of Mark Twain's classic adventure tale uses lively, humorous text and unique mixed-media style illustrations.  

Author Biography

Antonis Papatheodoulou has published more than 50 books for children. He has been awarded two Greek State Picture Book Awards and the 2016 International Compostela Prize, five of his books have been included in the White Ravens list of the International Children's Library of Munich, and he was a candidate for the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Iris Samartzi is a children's book illustrator and an art teacher whose work has received the 2016 International Compostela Prize for Picture Books, two Greek State Picture Book Awards and four Greek IBBY Awards. She is nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award 2020.