1812-1870-Few names in literature are as well-known or as well-respected as that of Charles Dickens. Dickens authored fifteen major novels and several short stories that touched on various topics of the social life of England during his lifetime, and the inspiration for these came from his life and experience. With these factors as his motivation, Dickens became one of the best known writers of all time. His stories reflected Christian qualities that are still applicable today.
1881 - 1927 Abbie was an American writer of children's stories.
Joe Wheeler, Ph.D., is considered to be one of America's leading anthologizers of stories, and has written or edited fifty-six books, including the Great Stories Remembered series, the Heart to Heart series, and the best selling Christmas in My Heart series. He is Emeritus Professor of English at Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland; cofounder and Executive Director of the Zane Grey's West Society; and General Editor at Focus on the Family. Dr. Wheeler and his wife, Connie, currently reside in Conifer, Colorado.