* Retold by Pauline Francis Challenger
The Lost World, was written by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1912 and was his first work of science fiction. It tells the story of Professor Challenger, who leads a scientific expedition to the Amazonian rain forest. The professor and his team stumble upon a lost world and get trapped there. As they struggle to escape they encounter great danger from wild animals, ape-men and even dinosaurs!