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From the earth to the moon, or, A cannon for Peace / retold by Antonis Papatheodoulou ; illustrated by Iris Samartzi ; translation by Maria Mountokalaki

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: Αγγλική Series: Jules Verne's adventure storiesPublication details: Amersham, Buckinghamshire : Faros Books, 2019.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : color ill. ; 23 x 25 cmISBN:
  • 9781916409156
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  • A cannon for Peace
Subject(s): Summary: Impey Barbicane thought of making the greatest cannon of them all. A powerful cannon not for war, but for peace, made to shoot not the enemy, but the surface of the moon. "Peace, peace at last! But now no one needs cannon-makers anymore... and I love my job and know how to do it well. If only there were cannons for peace, I could make them better than anyone..." Those were Impey Barbicane's thoughts, as he was staring at the moon... which gave him a brilliant idea: he would make the greatest cannon in the world, a cannon that would expand the human knowledge! Made not to fight the enemy but to launch a shell to the surface of the Moon! Indeed, that would be the cannon of peace!
Item type: Book List(s) this item appears in: ΝΕΑ ΠΑΙΔΙΚΗ - ΑΓΟΡΑ 2021 - ΠΑΙΔΙΚΑ
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Adapted from "From the Earth to the moon" (De la terre a la lune) by Jules Verne.

Impey Barbicane thought of making the greatest cannon of them all. A powerful cannon not for war, but for peace, made to shoot not the enemy, but the surface of the moon. "Peace, peace at last! But now no one needs cannon-makers anymore... and I love my job and know how to do it well. If only there were cannons for peace, I could make them better than anyone..." Those were Impey Barbicane's thoughts, as he was staring at the moon... which gave him a brilliant idea: he would make the greatest cannon in the world, a cannon that would expand the human knowledge! Made not to fight the enemy but to launch a shell to the surface of the Moon! Indeed, that would be the cannon of peace!

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