Moby-Dick

Moby-Dick

by Herman Melville, Jan Needle (Editor)
Publisher: Candlewick Press
1st Edition, ©2006, ISBN: 9780763630188
Hardcover, 192 pages
Price: $21.99

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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