The new Laureate na nOg P.J. Lynch captures the spirit of Dickens's beloved tale in a richly illustrated, unabridged paperback edition. A Christmas Carol has become as much a part of Christmas as trees, stockings and mistletoe. Ireland's new Children's Laureate P.J. Lynch breathes new life into Dickens's classic ghostly tale for this magnificent paperback edition. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean old skinflint, and our story opens on a Christmas Eve as cold as his heart. In the dead of night, Scrooge is visited by the tormented ghost of his old friend Jacob Marley. Having led a selfish, miserly life, Marley can find no peace in death: his spirit has wandered the earth for seven years. To avoid the same fate, Scrooge sets off on a hair-raising journey through his past, present and future. Will he see the error of his ways before it's too late? First published in 1843, P.J. Lynch's detailed and atmospheric artwork for this lavish, unabridged edition conjures up Dickensian London and its inhabitants with breathtaking immediacy.
There are 160 pages in this book. This book was published 2016 by Walker Books Ltd .
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. P. J. Lynch is one of the most talented illustrators working today. He has won many awards, including the Mother Goose Award, the Irish Bisto Award (twice) and the Kate Greenaway Medal (twice). He lives in Dublin.
This book contains the following story:
A Christmas Carol
Dickensian London is brought to life in Charles Dickens' tale of A Christmas Carol, where Ebenezer Scrooge is forced to take stock of his life with the help of the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future. Will he stay a stingy, sad, lonely old man or will he mend his ways and find happiness and company with his fellow men?