The Charles Dickens Children’s Collection


Oliver Twist

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Oliver Twist is poor. Always has been, always will be. Being born in a workhouse means that you’ll probably always be treated like rubbish. Oliver does not want a life of hard work and measly meals, but he soon learns that it’s never safe to ask for more …

What Oliver really needs is a family. But is a family of thieves, kidnappers and killers really a family at all?

ISBN: 9781782264828
Length: 96 pages
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A Christmas Carol

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Who can help a mean old man to love Christmas? How about a ghost? (… or three!)

Scrooge’s heart is colder than snow, he’s richer than half the banks in England and meaner than, well, everyone. But when three seriously spooky ghosts turn up to take him on an adventure through time, he soon learns that being cold isn’t cool. Can he change his ways before it’s too late?

ISBN: 9781782264897
Length: 96 pages
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Great Expectations

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Pip’s just your average boy. He has no parents, lives with his scary sister and once met an escaped criminal on Christmas Eve – in the middle of a graveyard. Totally normal.

And things get even stranger when a mysterious stranger starts paying him loads of money. Sure, Pip’s loving his new life of luxury, but will he ever find out who’s paying the bills, and what they want from him in return?

ISBN: 9781782264842
Length: 96 pages
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David Copperfield

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David’s life isn’t easy. His father is dead and his mother is getting married to the meanest man in the country. And when he is sent off to a truly terrible school, David discovers punishments more terrible than he can imagine. Surely life can’t get any worse!

The only happy ever afters David knows are in the pages of his favourite books. Can he rewrite his own ending?

ISBN: 9781782264880
Length: 96 pages
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The Old Curiosity Shop

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Filled with rusting relics and tattered treasure maps, The Old Curiosity Shop is Nell Trent’s favourite place in the whole world. This is lucky, because it’s also her home.

Nell and her grandfather have always been happy with their simple lives. But when money gets tight, the pair are thrown out of their beloved shop and into the unknown. Poor and hungry, with no one to turn to, how will they cope now?

ISBN: 9781782264835
Length: 96 pages
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Nicholas Nickleby

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Kate and Nicholas Nickelby’s life is bliss until their father dies. After that they’re left penniless, living in London with only their horrible uncle to help them.

Sent away to work as a teacher, Nicholas soon learns that things can get worse. Dotheboys Hall isn’t the marvellous manor of education it’s supposed to be, and the vicious trickery is just beginning. Nicholas needs to save family (and quick!), but how?

ISBN: 9781782264859
Length: 96 pages
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Hard Times

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In Coketown, there’s no place for imagination. There are facts and figures and absolutely nothing else – or so Thomas Gradgrind thinks.

When the circus appears in town, it brings Sissy Jupe with it. A young girl who has been abandoned by her father and is taken in by Thomas Gradgrind. Full of fun and energy, will Sissy save the Gradgrind children from a life of fact-and-figure-filled misery before it’s too late?

ISBN: 9781782264866
Length: 96 pages
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A Tale of Two Cities

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With daily beheadings and famous buildings being burnt to the ground, Paris during the Revolution is not the safest place to be.

When Dr Manette is released from prison and reunited with his daughter, everything seems to finally be getting better. But his daughter’s boyfriend is keeping some dangerous secrets that lead the family on a deadly adventure. How long can ‘happy ever after’ really last?

ISBN: 9781782264873
Length: 96 pages
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Bleak House

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After surviving fourteen long years with her horrible aunt, and nothing but a doll and an old handkerchief for company, Esther Summerson’s life is finally looking a little brighter. She’s going to school and making friends, real friends!

The only thing Esther’s missing now is a mother. But long-lost parents don’t just turn up out of the blue on a rainy afternoon … do they?

ISBN: 9781782264989
Length: 96 pages
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Little Dorrit

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Amy Dorrit’s father has been in prison for as long as she can remember. That’s totally normal, isn’t it? Just like doing chores for horrid Mrs Clennam, fixing her sister’s dresses (without getting any thanks) and saving her own dinner to feed her father.

When Mrs Clennam’s son returns from abroad, he brings with him a host of family secrets and turns Amy’s normal life on its head. Could things actually get better?

ISBN: 9781782264996
Length: 96 pages
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The Charles Dickens Children’s Collection: 10 Book Box Set

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Bah humbug! Who says the classics are just for adults? Join Ebeneezer Scrooge on his ghostly Christmas adventure, or follow orphaned Oliver Twist from rags to riches in some of literature’s most famous tales from the foggy streets of Victorian London.
Adapted and illustrated for children aged 7+.

This 10-book box set includes A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, The Old Curiosity Shop, Great Expectations, Nicholas Nickleby, Hard Times, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Bleak House and Little Dorrit.

ISBN: 9781782264972
Age: 7-9 years
RRP: £69.90

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