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Classic Starts®: The Time Machine

Classic Starts®: The Time Machine

By H. G. Wells, Abridged by Chris Sasaki, and Illustrated by Karl James Mountford


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Travel into the future in this abridged retelling of The Time Machine, part of the bestselling Classic Starts® series that has sold more than 8 million copies!

After inventing a time machine, the Traveler leaves Victorian London and goes far, far into the future. At first, the world he discovers seems peaceful and prosperous. But as he looks farther below the surface, he realizes that things are not exactly as they first appeared...

This abridged retelling is the perfect way to introduce young readers to the imaginative world of science fiction and time travel.

About the contributor(s)

H. G. Wells (1866–1946) was born Herbert George Wells in Kent, England. He published his first novel, The Time Machine, in 1895. Through books like The Invisible Man and War of the Worlds, he explored a wide range of social, philosophical, and political ideas and helped create the genre of science fiction.

Book details

ISBN: 9781454948391
Publisher: Union Square Kids
Date published:
Page count: 160
Categories: Juvenile Fiction / Classics
Ages: 7 to 9

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