A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

JUVENILE FICTION

144 Pages, 7 x 8.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $24.99 (US $24.99)

Publication Date: September 2015

ISBN 9781405271868

Rights: US

Egmont UK (Sep 2015)
Egmont Heritage

Price: $24.99
 
 

Overview

Dickens' classic novella is a hymn to generosity and fellow-feeling that has struck a chord in the hearts of readers across the generations'Bah!' said Scrooge. 'Humbug.'Ebeneezer Scrooge is a mean, miserable old miser who cares nothing for Christmas and the joys of the festive season. Safely tucked up at home one cold Christmas Eve, he has no care in the world for his poor employee Bob Cratchit and his frail son Tiny Tim. But all that changes on the night he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who comes wearing the chain of woe he forged with a life full of penny-pinching, and with a warning on his lips. Little does Scrooge know that he is about receive visits from three more spirits: the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Future . . . The lessons they teach him will leave Scrooge a changed man.

Reviews

"You close the book feeling there is hope for a better future—and there is not much that is more comforting than that."  —Guardian

Author Biography

Charles Dickens was one of the most prolific authors of the Victorian era and is lauded as one of the best British novelists of all time. His works include David Copperfield, Great Expectations, and A Tale of Two Cities. Arthur Rackham is acknowledged as one of the leading lights of the golden age of children's book illustration in the 1920s, winning gold medals at both the Milan and Barcelona exhibitions.