It has been said of Jules Verne that..."No teacher that ever lived surpassed Jules Verne in the fundamental pedagogic art of instructing by entertaining." By his own words, Verne said his purpose was..."to spread a knowledge...among the young in as interesting a dress as I could compass." To this end the following Jules Verne space educational resources are offered.
The Platt & Munk, Publishers featured an edition of Jules Verne's works which included 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA and AROUND THE MOON. The cover foreword by Isaac Asimov included these words: "...related to today's world of scientific wonder is AROUND THE MOON, Verne's narrative of a trip into outer space, when space travel by rocket seemed a fantastic dream...most of the fantastic events Verne prophesied have come to pass. Yet his pioneering visions of travel to the most mysterious regions of our universe remain breathlesly suspenseful and exciting fare for young readers."