Michael Rosen’s lively exploration of Dickens, reissued in an accessible new format for young middle-grade readers.
From the Artful Dodger to Miss Havisham to Scrooge, Charles Dickens brought some of our favorite fictional characters to life. But what inspired him? Who was the man behind the pen? Michael Rosen’s chatty and engaging narrative helps answer these questions and explores the world of Dickens and four of his best-loved books: A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and Great Expectations.
About the Author
Michael Rosen received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997 and served as the British Children's Laureate between 2007 and 2009. His books include the worldwide bestseller We're Going on a Bear Hunt, the award-winning Michael Rosen's Sad Book, and What’s So Special About Shakespeare? He lives in London.