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Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories

By Marcia Williams

A selection of the works of one of the world's greatest writers, retold in accessible comic-strip style.

Charles Dickens is not only the author of some of the best-loved stories in the English language, but also the creator of some of its most memorable characters. Meet them all between the pages of this splendid book, which retells, in lively comic-strip style, five of Dickens's most popular stories: Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and A Christmas Carol.

  • "Each story is told with vivid imagination and lively language -- a great introduction to some classic stories," Junior.
  • An instantly accessible to the world of Dickens, retaining the unique flavour of Dickensian language.

About the author

Marcia Williams's distinctive style developed through the illustrated letters she sent from boarding school to her parents overseas. She has now illustrated and retold her own popular versions of many literary classics including Greek Myths (9781406303476), The Iliad and the Odyssey (9781406303483) and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (9780744570076). She lives in London.

ISBN: 9781406305630
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2008
Dimensions: 253 x 316mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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