Presented in a cartoon-like format, and using Charles Dickens' own words wherever possible, the authors allow us to learn about his childhood and his rise to fame when he began his career as an author. It is easy to read and should interest children from about 9 years onwards.
Inspired by Charles Dickens own words, Mick and Brita bring this extraordinary genius to life, revealing Dickens childhood working in a London boot polish factory and charting his meteoric rise to fame as a young novelist. Follow him as he climbs a volcano, goes on tour to the US, presides at a family Christmas and gives a thrilling public reading. And discover the stories of ten of Dickens most famous novels, dramatised for younger readers with captions and graphic-novel comic-strips.