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In this luminous picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal classic, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge leaps off the page to warm the soul of one and all. Be swept away in an unforgettable Christmas Eve, from Scrooge's first "Bah, humbug!" to the arrival of the Ghost of Christmas Past; from the courage of Tiny Tim to the glory of Christmas morning. Brett Helquist's art bursts with spirit, humor, and an irresistible attention to detail. Here is a treasure for the whole family to share, year after year. A merry Christmas, everyone!

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Critical Praise

“From its stark opening spread (”MARLEY WAS DEAD”) to the final one with its much more cheerful winter scene, this year’s version, illustrated in Helquist’s darkly comic style, is one of the best. This retelling reads beautifully… winning combination of sparkling prose and exciting art.” (School Library Journal (starred review)) —

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061650994
  • ISBN 10: 0061650994
  • Imprint: Balzer + Bray
  • On Sale: 09/22/2009
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price: 21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
  • BISAC2: JUVENILE FICTION / Classics

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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