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Steam locomotive with couple walking along the coastline behind, on cover of 'Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Masterpiece by Jules Verne', by White Star.

Around the World in Eighty Days

From the Masterpiece by Jules Verne

Illustrated by Francesca Rossi


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  • A true classic with illustrations that capture the vivid atmosphere of the story
  • Suitable for ages: 6 plus
Full Description

Some novels are considered classics of children literature, read by numerous generations of young readers who made them immortal. That is the case with Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, a true prototype for many later adventure tales. The thrilling race against time of eccentric Phileas Fogg and his manservant Passepartout, having to run around the planet to win a bet, is here presented in a modern and original way, thanks to the splendid drawings by Francesca Rossi, an artist able to capture the vivid atmosphere of the story. Ages: 6 plus

About the Author

Francesca Rossi graduated from the Scuola Internazionale di Comics (International School of Comics) in Florence. She publishes illustrated books for a number of Italian publishers, and designs book covers and posters. In addition to her work as an illustrator, she conducts workshops in schools and libraries, as well as making and decorating pottery. Francesca has illustrated many books for White Star, including Classic Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault, Fairy Tale Adventures, Classic Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Francesca lives in Italy.

White Star
26th Oct 2023
World excluding USA & Canada; India non-exclusive; Italy non-exclusive
200 mm x 155 mm
96 Pages
Name of series
From the Masterpiece/Pocket
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