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What's So Special about Dickens?

Written by Michael J. Rosen and illustrated by Sarah Nayler
Published by Candlewick Press
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From the Artful Dodger to Miss Havisham to Scrooge, Charles Dickens brought some of our favorite fictional characters to life. But what inspired him? Who was the man behind the pen? Michael Rosen s chatty and engaging narrative helps answer these questions and explores the world of Dickens and four of his best-loved books: A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and Great Expectations.

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Michael J. Rosen

Michael J. Rosen has written or edited more than 135 books for children and adults, including The Hound Dog’s Haiku and The Maine Coon’s Haiku. A college zoology major, he finds that many of his books are inspired by his lifelong observations of animals. He lives in the Appalachian foothills of central Ohio.

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Sarah Nayler

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763699934
ISBN 13:
9780763699932
Publication Date:
March 6, 2018