With Classic starts, young readers can experience the wonder of timeless stories from an early age. Abridged for easier reading and carefully rewritten, each classic novel is filled with all the magic and excitement that made the original story a beloved favorite. "Go down the crater of the volcano Snaefells. Follow the shadow just before the month of July. You will find your way to the center of the Earth. I did it." That mysterious message, found in a long-lost note, launches a young man and his uncle on an action-packed adventure deep into the center of the Earth. What will the fearless Professor Liedenbrock and his nephew, Axel, discover in the unknown depths once they get there? And will they ever make it back?