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Charles Dickens And Friends

4.13 of 5 stars 4.13  ·  rating details  ·  30 ratings  ·  6 reviews
With trademark liveliness and wit, the creator of BRAVO, MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE! moves into Victorian territory-presenting five retellings of classic Dickens that are sure to lure the most reluctant reader.

What the Dickens? GREAT EXPECTATIONS, OLIVER TWIST, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, DAVID COPPERFIELD, and A TALE OF TWO CITIES - five literary classics take on a new life in these
Published (first published October 7th 2002)
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Crys (The Hodgenator)
This children's book of Dickens tales makes the writer approachable for a modern reader - aka our students.

Many of our students find Dickens tough to get through because of the complexity of his style. The is a great way to introduce Dickens and move beyond plot so students can dig into his words, his style, his message.

Stories included: Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities
My kids loved this book. They looked at it over and over and one of my sons read most of it himself before I got around to reading it out-loud. For obvious space reasons the books are very, very condensed but you still get a good feel for the plot and the main characters.

I felt like the little cartoon blurbs said by the characters were not useful in this book. Most of the time they were confusing and didn't add anything. I also don't really care for the artwork although my boys think it's great
Another great way to introduce children to the classics. Includes Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, and A Tale of Two Cities.
Apr 17, 2009 Huda rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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I really liked the idea of rewriting it in a comic book. Looking forward to read Shakespears' plays as well (;
Yunisa KD
I read other edition retold by Brenda Ralph Lewis
Nojood Alsudairi
A great introduction to Dickens.
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Marcia Williams began to develop her distinctive comic-book style at an early age: "When I was about ten and wrote home to my family from boarding school," she says, "I never wrote normal letters. I tried to tell my family about what I was doing in a way that was more fun. Also, my parents didn't let me read comic books, so I decided to create my own."

This former nursery school teacher blends her
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