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Join award-winning author, critic, and anthologist Michael Rosen for a spirited tour of the life and work of one of our greatest novelists. With stunning illustrations by Robert Ingpen, this accessible, child-friendly book vividly re-creates the world of Charles Dickens, from the author's childhood in London to his early career, his performances, and, of course, the great social and political upheavals of the time, which inspired so much of his work. Michael Rosen's vibrant discussion covers some of the best-known novels by Dickens, describing Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, and David Copperfield, and providing a fascinating detailed analysis of Great Expectations.

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"Young readers will clearly recognize how the misfortunes and difficulties Dickens experienced in childhood influenced his writing." Children's Literature

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"The full-page portraits of some of the major characters give clear insight into their physical attributes and emotional realities....[T]his title has merit for elucidating some of the literary devices for which Dickens is known." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

What the Dickens is all the fuss? Take a lively look at an author whose indelible characters live on in our language and culture — and whose legacy shapes our literature to this day.

Join award-winning author, critic, and anthologist Michael Rosen for a spirited tour of the life and work of one of our greatest novelists. With stunning illustrations by Robert Ingpen, this accessible, child-friendly book vividly re-creates the world of Charles Dickens, from the author's childhood in London to his early career, his performances, and, of course, the great social and political upheavals of the time, which inspired so much of his work. Michael Rosen's vibrant discussion covers some of the best-known novels by Dickens, describing OLIVER TWIST, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and DAVID COPPERFIELD, and providing a fascinating detailed analysis of GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

Synopsis:

Award-winning author, critic, and anthologist Michael Rosen takes readers on a spirited tour of the life and work of Charles Dickens, offering a lively look at how his legacy continues to shape today's literature. Full color.

About the Author

Michael Rosen is an award-winning author and anthologist of books for young readers, including SHAKESPEARE: HIS WORK AND HIS WORLD, illustrated by Robert Ingpen. In 1997 he received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for service to children's literature. Michael Rosen lives in London.

Robert Ingpen has published more than one hundred acclaimed books, including SHAKESPEARE: HIS WORK AND HIS WORLD by Michael Rosen. In 1986 he was awarded the highest international accolade for his body of work in illustration, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. Robert Ingpen lives in Victoria, Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763627522
Author:
Michael Rosen and Robert Ingpen
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Illustrator:
Ingpen, Robert
Author:
Rosen, Michael
Author:
Ingpen, Robert
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Authors, English
Subject:
Novelists, English
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Novelists, English - 19th century
Subject:
Dickens, Charles
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Biography
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 11
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
11.28x9.38x.63 in. 1.73 lbs.
Age Level:
12-16

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Product details 96 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763627522 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Young readers will clearly recognize how the misfortunes and difficulties Dickens experienced in childhood influenced his writing."
"Review" by , "The full-page portraits of some of the major characters give clear insight into their physical attributes and emotional realities....[T]his title has merit for elucidating some of the literary devices for which Dickens is known."
"Synopsis" by , What the Dickens is all the fuss? Take a lively look at an author whose indelible characters live on in our language and culture — and whose legacy shapes our literature to this day.

Join award-winning author, critic, and anthologist Michael Rosen for a spirited tour of the life and work of one of our greatest novelists. With stunning illustrations by Robert Ingpen, this accessible, child-friendly book vividly re-creates the world of Charles Dickens, from the author's childhood in London to his early career, his performances, and, of course, the great social and political upheavals of the time, which inspired so much of his work. Michael Rosen's vibrant discussion covers some of the best-known novels by Dickens, describing OLIVER TWIST, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and DAVID COPPERFIELD, and providing a fascinating detailed analysis of GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

"Synopsis" by , Award-winning author, critic, and anthologist Michael Rosen takes readers on a spirited tour of the life and work of Charles Dickens, offering a lively look at how his legacy continues to shape today's literature. Full color.
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