The Cricket on the Hearth [NOOK Book]

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Charles Dickens' classic, The Cricket on the Hearth, comes alive on the Nook platform with all of the features you would expect from a print version right on your Nook....
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The Cricket on the Hearth

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Charles Dickens' classic, The Cricket on the Hearth, comes alive on the Nook platform with all of the features you would expect from a print version right on your Nook.

This Nook edition features a linked table of contents so that you can quickly and easily navigate through the content.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012871114
  • Publisher: Superior Formatting Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/21/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 222 KB

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  • Posted April 14, 2010

    Pleasant holiday tale

    When we think of Charles Dickens and Christmas stories, the first thing that comes to our mind is The Christmas Carol. But Dickens also published a couple of other Christmas stories. I first became acquainted with The Cricket on the Heart in a slightly abridged version in an old book, The Mary Frances Story Book, that somehow got passed down to me from some ancestor. I know that the book is old because it is falling apart and because I can remember it on our bookshelves from my youngest days (and it was old then!). I read the whole book, including The Cricket on the Heart, to both Mark and Jeremy. The Cricket on the Hearth is a pleasant and instructive story, as is true of most of Dickens's work. A few years ago, Karen bought some Christmas DVDs, and a cartoon version of The Cricket on the Hearth was among them. There are many, many differences between the book and the video, but it is still a nice story that the whole family can watch together. Also, sometime later, Karen bought some books that included a compilation (published in 2005 by Scholastic Inc., 90 Old Sherman Turnpike, Danbury, CT 06816) of The Christmas Carol, The Cricket on the Hearth, and another Christmas story by Dickens, The Holly Tree. Those who wish to avoid any mention of Christmas will, of course, want to stay away from such stories, but otherwise, for those of us who realize that we live in a world where people do celebrate Christmas and feel that we can observe the warmth of the season without necessarily giving it any religious significance, they are interesting reading.

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  • Posted July 4, 2011

    Love to tead

    It will not download............am disappointed

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