Moby-Dick or, The whale
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Published:
Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2006.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st American ed.
Physical Desc:
182 pages : ill. ; 28 cm.
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Description
"Handsome pencil, ink, and watercolor illustrations on nearly every spread evoke the vastness and unfathomable mystery of the sea, varying from black and white to full color." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL A tragic tale of obsession and revenge set against the unforgiving sea, Herman Melville's MOBY-DICK has now been expertly edited and generously illustrated for the twenty-first-century reader. Here are the mad whaling captain Ahab, the all-observant narrator Ishmael, and the mysterious, invincible white whale himself, and here are scenes of peril and carnage, nobility and redemption -- presented in Melville's original language, threaded together with passages of summary by renowned author Jan Needle. Lavish artwork by Patrick Benson, one of the finest children's illustrators working today, captures the timeless spirit of this extraordinary classic.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0763630187 :, 9780763630188
Reading Level:
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Level 10.3, 42 Points
Lexile measure:
1200

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Perfect for a new generation of readers, this edited version, filled with full-color illustrations, vividly brings to life the story of mad whaling captain Ahab and his obsession with the indestructible white whale.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Melville, H. (2006). Moby-Dick or, The whale. 1st American ed. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. 2006. Moby-Dick Or, The Whale. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891, Moby-Dick Or, The Whale. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick Or, The Whale. 1st American ed. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2006. Print.

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