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Ebenezer Scrooge is famous for hating Christmas. He hates the celebration and the feasting regarding it all as humbug! But then he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come as well as the ghost of Jacob Marley. Scrooge changes his tune and a glorious Christmas celebration follows. Dickens’s other stories about Christmas are also included in this volume. (9+)
If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again. Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas. It's all humbug to him. But one Christmas Eve, he is visited by the ghost of Jacob Marley, and then by three more spirits ...the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet To Come. Will the things they show Scrooge be enough to make him change his miserly ways and learn the true meaning of Christmas?
|Publication date:||2nd August 2012|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
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