What's So Special about Dickens?
What's So Special about Dickens?

What's So Special about Dickens?

Written by Michael Rosen & illustrated by Sarah Nayler
Part of the What's So Special About Book Series
8 - 12
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Mar 6, 2018
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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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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    March 6, 2018
    Candlewick Press
    Page Count
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
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