Originally published well over 150 years ago this classic from Charles Dickens remains as important in the world of children’s literature as ever. It has captured the hearts and minds of children everywhere over generations and this marvellous new edition complete with some glorious illustrations by P J Lynch brings London and its habitants to life with breathtaking immediacy. This edition comes complete with four stunning free art prints.
Dickens's ghostly tale of Ebenezer Scrooge has become as much a part of Christmas as trees and stockings, plum pudding and mistletoe. Containing atmospheric artwork, this edition aims to bring Dickensian London and its inhabitants to life.
|Publication date:||2nd October 2006|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters. During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to enjoy an enduring popularity among the general reading public. Throughout 2012 there are numerous Dickens Events mark the bicentenary of his birth - www.dickens2012.org . He was born Charles John Huffam Dickens on 7th February 1812, ...More About Charles Dickens