First published in 1876, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has been a children's favorite since its publication, and this edition adapts the classic into a story young children will love. Read about the adventures of the Tom Sawyer, a timeless character full of mischief, silliness, and bravery. This faithful introduction brings to life the parts of Tom Sawyer that young children will understand and enjoy.
Mark Twain (1835-1910) grew up in Hannibal Missouri. He began his career as a journeyman printer and journalist. His youthful experiences along the Mississippi inspired some of his most famous works--and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In addition to his well-known works of fiction, he was also a prolific travel writer. Among his best-known works is Life on the Mississippi. He was also a star of the lecture circuit.
The paintings of Glenn Harrington are recognized and collected internationally and have been featured in such publications as American Arts Quarterly, American Art Collector, and International Artists Magazine, and on the covers of American Artist, New Arts International,The New York Times, and more. He has had numerous solo exhibitions in New York, Japan, London, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania, and has exhibited at the Norman Rockwell Museum, National Museum of American Illustration, United States Golf Association Museum, Gibbes Museum of Art, and the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery.
Harrington's paintings have been published on more than 600 book covers, including such classics as Room with a View, Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, Man and Superman, Women in Love, Dangerous Liaisons, The Golden Bowl, and Mansfield Park. His portrait work is also highly regarded, having received the Portrait Society of America's William Draper Grand Prize in 2007, Honor Award in 2008 and 2005, and Certificate Awards in 2009 and 2004 during its international juried exhibitions. Harrington's portrait of Maria Callas was used to promote the Tony Awardâ€“winning play Master Class.
Charles Nurnberg has been a publisher for 45 years. He has worked with many acclaimed authors and helped to create many wonderful books, including Puff the Magic Dragon, Over the Rainbow, and The Night Before Christmas. He's the co-author of Alice in Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole, Around the World in Eighty Days, Alice in Wonderland: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party and others.