Captain Boldheart, and Other Stories in a Holiday Romance

Captain Boldheart, and Other Stories in a Holiday Romance

by Charles Dickens

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Overview

Captain Boldheart, and Other Stories in a Holiday Romance by Charles Dickens

Four thoroughly charming, fun and silly stories for kids by Charles Dickens. Contents include The Colonel's Bride, The Magic Fish-Bone (about a sensible princess), Captain Boldheart (pirate yarn of a young sea captain who achieves fame before reaching the age of 10), and The Perfect Country.

A Dickens devotee should have these even if there is not a child in sight.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589635647
Publisher: Fredonia Books (NL)
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1812

Date of Death:

June 18, 1870

Place of Birth:

Portsmouth, England

Place of Death:

Gad's Hill, Kent, England

Education:

Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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