A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

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Puffin Classics: the definitive collection of timeless stories, for every child.

I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.

Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean, miserable, bitter old man with no friends. One cold Christmas Eve, three ghosts take him on a scary journey to show him the error of his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present and future, Scrooge learns to love Christmas and the people all around him.

A Christmas Carol has become a a true holiday classic, and is a powerful and uplifting story of redemption for all ages.

'The resonance of A Christmas Carol seems to get stronger every year' - The Guardian
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129 x 178 x 9mm | 105g
  • Puffin Classics
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • w. ill. by Mark Peppé
  • 014132452X
  • 9780141324524
  • 4,158

About Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-70) is one of the most recognized celebrities of English literature. His imagination, wit, mastery of the language and huge creative output single him out as one of the few people who genuinely deserve to be called genius. He had a poverty-stricken childhood and was determined to improve himself. By his early twenties he found a job as a parliamentary reporter and in his spare time wrote sketches of London life for newspapers and magazines. The publication of Pickwick Papers (1836) brought him the fame and fortune he craved. He wrote many other famous books including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities.
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