The War of the Worlds by HG Wells T1118


The War of the Worlds by HG Wells T1118

The War of the Worlds by HG Wells T1118

The War of the Worlds by HG Wells, T1118, 3rd Scholastic  paperback printing, 1968, 285 pages.

DESCRIPTION: At first they thought it was a falling star…
Then it landed and THINGS began to emerge: ugly, tentacled monsters that saw men, not as slaves, but as food. In days the country was occupied. Mankind was helpless against the Martians’ poison clouds, scalding steam jets, and flaming Heat Ray.
But Earth had a secret weapon- a weapon the earthlings didn’t even know existed!” (from the back cover)

About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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