Since its publication in 1864, Jules Verne’s classic novel has sparked the imaginations of generations of readers. Guided by a coded ancient manuscript, Professor Lidenbrock and his nephew Axel journey to the depths of our planet, where they discover a fantastic subterranean realm. Francesca Rossi’s splendid illustrations fully capture the atmosphere of this strange world, bringing young readers adventure on every page.
Francesca Rossi has illustrated numerous children’s books for White Star, including Who’s Afraid of Witches?, Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?, Classic Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault, Classic Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm, Little Women, Gulliver's Travels, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days.
Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires