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Dickens: His Work and His World
By Michael Rosen and Robert R. Ingpen (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date September 13, 2005
Pages 95
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763627522
ISBN-10 0763627526
Dimensions 0.75 by 9.25 by 11 in.
Weight 1.65 lbs.
Original list price $19.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Discussions on some of his most popular works, including A Christmas Carol and David Copperfield, and a review of his childhood years, performances, and accomplishments are compiled in an informative biography of one of the world's most celebrated authors. Jr Lib Guild
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "The worlds of Charles Dickens, both his personal one and the ones he created, come alive in this terrific book, which will entice readers to his works." -- BOOKLIST (starred review)

Join award-winning author, critic, and anthologist Michael Rosen for a spirited tour of the life and work of one of our greatest novelists. With stunning illustrations by Robert Ingpen, this accessible, child-friendly book vividly re-creates the world of Charles Dickens, from the author's childhood in London to his early career, his performances, and, of course, the great social and political upheavals of the time, which inspired so much of his work. Michael Rosen's vibrant discussion covers some of the best-known novels by Dickens, describing OLIVER TWIST, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and DAVID COPPERFIELD, and providing a fascinating detailed analysis of GREAT EXPECTATIONS.
Back matter includes a time line and an index.

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9780763627522 | details & prices | 95 pages | 9.25 × 11.00 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.65 lbs | List price $19.99
About: Presents the life and accomplishments of the English author, with discussions on some of his most popular works, including 'A Christmas Carol' and 'David Copperfield.

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