A Christmas Carol
By Tony Mitton
Illustrated by Mike Redman
An engaging, rhyming picture book retelling of Charles Dicken's much-loved, classic tale about the true spirit of Christmas.
A magical picture book retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale - told in rhyme!
Mean old Ebenezer Scrooge hates everything. Even Christmas! But one frosty Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives a visit from three ghostly spirits, who whisk him away on a magical journey through Past, Present and Future ... can they melt his frozen heart before it's too late?
Tony Mitton's simple picture book retelling is perfect introduction, for even the youngest children, to this timeless story of Christmas love and kindness.
Tony Mitton is a highly respected poet, and the author of bestselling books for children, including Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus!, Down by the Cool of the Pool, Spookyrumpus (winner of the Sheffield Book Prize, the Dundee Book Award and the Portsmouth Book Award) and Jolly Olly Octopus, all illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees. In 2014, Tony won the prestigious CLPE Poetry Award for his retelling of Wayland. Tony spends his time writing, giving poetry performances and visiting primary schools. He lives in Cambridge.
Mike Redman is an exciting debut talent to picture books. Alongside his work in book illustration, he is a visual development artist in the film industry. He lives in Bristol.
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18 Oct 2018
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