The classic Dickens story retold for children growing in reading confidence. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean-spirited old man who hates everything - even Christmas! But when three spirits visit him one Christmas Eve, Scrooge is taken on a journey into the past, present and future that will change him forever. Part of Young Reading Series 2. The audio CD includes a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.
This book features in the following series: Usborne Young Reading, Young Reading Series 2 .
. This book is part of a reading scheme, meaning that it is a book aimed at children who are learning to read. This reading scheme has multiple levels.
There are 64 pages in this book. This book was published 2007 by Usborne Publishing Ltd .
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. Alan Marks is widely published and has illustrated many books. He is also a 'Smarties Prize' prize winner.
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 is in the following series:
Young Reading Series 2
Usborne Young Reading
The Usborne Reading Programme is a collection of over 300 reading books, graded in seven levels and covering a wide range of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction. First Reading covers the first four levels, and Young Reading the next three.Series 1: These titles are for children who have just started reading on their own. They are 48 pages long and typically contain several short stories or one longer story divided into chapters. They use fairly short, simple sentences and everyday vocabulary.Series 2: These titles are for children who are reading more confidently. They are 64 pages long and use varied sentence lengths, more complex sentence structure and more challenging vocabulary.Series 3: These titles are for fully confident readers who still need to gain the stamina needed for standard length books. They use advanced sentence structure and vocabulary and have more complex plots with subplots.