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“Bah!” “Humbug!” Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas and he does his best to stop others enjoying it either. But then he gets a visit from three ghostly visitors – the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. The three ghosts reveal some truths to the mean old Scrooge which make him change his mind forever. P.J. Lynch’s atmospheric illustrations capture the dark and cold world of Scrooge’s meanness and juxtapose them with the jollity that is traditionally associated with Christmas.
First published in 1843, this lavish, unabridged new edition resonates with the true spirit of Christmas. It is superbly illustrated by P. J. Lynch whose detailed, atmospheric artwork brings Dickensian London vividly alive.
|Publication date:||7th September 2009|
|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