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Under the Moons of Mars

Under the Moons of Mars

New Adventures on Barsoom

Edited By: John Joseph Adams / Illustrated by: Various
For Ages: 12 and up
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This collection of all-new John Carter of Mars stories contains “plenty of sword work and old-style action-adventure” (Kirkus Reviews).

Ever since Edgar Rice Burroughs published A Princess of Mars in 1912, fans of all ages have marveled at the adventures of John Carter, an Earthman who suddenly finds himself in a strange new world. A century later, readers can enjoy this compilation of brand-new stories starring John Carter of Mars. Collected by veteran editor John Joseph Adams, this anthology features a foreword by Tamora Pierce and stories and original art from titans of literature and illustration such as Peter S. Beagle, Garth Nix, Charles Vess, and many more, plus a glossary of Mars by Richard A. Lupoff.

This book has not been prepared, approved, licensed, or authorized by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. or any other entity associated with the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate.
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  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | 
  • 368 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442420311 | 
  • February 2012 | 
  • Grades 7 and up
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INTRODUCTION
BY JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS


When Edgar Rice Burroughs published A Princess of Mars in 1912 (originally published as a serial in the magazine All-Story, as Under the Moons of Mars), he gave birth to the iconic character John Carter and his wondrous vision of Mars (or as the natives call it, Barsoom). With this setting and character, Burroughs created something that has enthralled generation after generation of readers. Now, a hundred years after the series first debuted in print, new generations of readers—thanks, in part, to the new Disney/Pixar film—are still finding and discovering the... see more
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS

John Joseph Adams (johnjosephadams.com) is the bestselling editor of many anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead, The Living Dead 2, By Blood We Live, Federations, The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Brave New Worlds, The Way of the Wizard, and Lightspeed: Year One. BarnesandNoble.com named him “the reigning king of the anthology world,” and his books have been named to numerous best-of-the-year lists. He is also the editor of Lightspeed magazine and is the... see more

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