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Jules Verne
Around The World In Eighty Days
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The Great Reading Adventure is led by the Bristol Cultural Development Partnership (Arts Council England, South West, Bristol City Council, Business West).

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It forms part of the Creative Bristol initiative, which aims to deliver as much of the programme contained in Bristol’s bid to be Capital of Culture as possible. The Brunel 200 celebrations are also part of that extensive programme.

For further information on Creative Bristol contact
Andrew Kelly, Director, BCDP:

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The Great Reading Adventure is a collaborative effort and thanks are due to all those who have given their time and support.

Funded by:

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Support in kind:

Aardman Animations Logo        Blackwell Logo      

Oxford University Press Logo        6th Sense Theatre Company Logo        

Creative Partnerships        Creative Partnerships   

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Media Partners:

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We would like to thank the 15 local authority library services in the South West who are supporting and participating in this project:

Bournemouth Libraries         Bournemouth Libraries         

 Cornwall County Council          Cornwall Library         Devon County Council    

Dorset County Council          North Somerset Council        City of Plymouth

Library and information service          South Gloucestershire Council         Somerset County Council        

Swindon Borough Council         Torbay Council

 Wiltshire County Council

Special thanks to all those who provided comments on early drafts of the readers’ guide and children’s edition of the book, and suggestions for activity including: Jill Fox, Jack Gibby, Martyn Heighton, Bridget Higginson, Cara Higginson, Megan Higginson, Tom Higginson, Andrew Kelly, Cynthia Martin, Amy O’Beirne, Christy O’Beirne, Madeleine O’Beirne, Janet Randall, Sue Sanctuary, Laura Shears, Paula Shears, Ruth Sidgwick, Joe Skirkowski, Paul Smith, Will Taljaard, Matthew Tanner, Barry Taylor.