There are 152 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2003 by Creative Company, US .
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. Ruth Vander Zee (Author) Ruth was brought up in Chicago. At the age of forty, she decided to get her college degree in education and later began writing stories for children. Ruth and her husband Vern live in Miami, Florida. Roberto Innocenti (Illustrator) Roberto Innocenti was born in 1940 in Bagno a Ripoli, a small town near Florence. Never having attended art school, he went to Rome to work in an animation studio. Returning to Florence, he began designing books and illustrating film and theatre posters. He has illustrated Pinocchio, A Christmas Carol, J. Patrick Lewis's The Last Resort and Ruth Vander Zee's Erika's Story. He lives in Florence with his wife.
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?
This book has been nominated for the following award:
Bbc Book Awards
This book was recognised in the Big Read Top 100 category by the Bbc Book Awards.