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    • ISBN:9781408355411
    • Publication date:18 Oct 2018

A Christmas Carol

By Tony Mitton
Illustrated by Mike Redman

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  • £12.99

A captivating picture book retelling of Charles Dicken's much-loved, classic tale about the true spirit of Christmas.

A captivating picture book retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale about the true meaning of Christmas.

Mean old Ebenezer Scrooge hates everything. Even Christmas! Until, 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... melting Scrooge's frozen heart, as he discovers the transformative power of kindness.

Introduce even the youngest of children to this timeless story and share in the true spirit of Christmas, with this magical picture book retelling - combining an accessible, rhyming text with evocative illustrations.

Biographical Notes

Tony Mitton (Author)
Highly-respected poet Tony Mitton has written many titles for children, including the picture books illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees: 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 among many others. 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 (Illustrator)
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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  • ISBN: 9781408351673
  • Publication date: 18 Oct 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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