Follow the life of a little boy called Oliver as he goes from being a workhouse orphan to a life with a group of young pickpockets. Will he ever manage to escape his life of crime? This wonderful retelling of the classic Charles Dickens story was written by Hilary McKay.
• Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language. • Text type: A retelling of a story by a significant author • Curriculum links: Literacy: Extended stories/Significant authors;