Charles Dickens And Friends: Five Lively Retellings By Marcia Williams
Publish Date: 2002-10-28
Author: Marcia Williams
With trademark liveliness and wit, the creator of BRAVO, MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE! moves into Victorian territory-presenting five retellings of classic Dickens that are sure to lure the most reluctant reader.
What the Dickens? GREAT EXPECTATIONS, OLIVER TWIST, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, DAVID COPPERFIELD, and A TALE OF TWO CITIES - five literary classics take on a new life in these wonderfully accessible retellings by Marcia Williams. A welcoming introduction to Dickenss work, this completely kid-friendly collection offers a simple narrative retelling of each tale, along with amusing scene-to-scene drawings of well-known Dickensian characters and bits of dialogue excerpted from the original texts.