Oliver Twist (Classic Starts Series)

Oliver Twist (Classic Starts Series)

Hardcover(Modern Retelling)

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Dickens’ timeless novel transports young readers to a colorful Victorian England filled with mistreated orphans, grim workhouses, and gangs of thieving children. The hero finds himself in dire circumstances after he dares to beg for more food in the orphanage. Determined to make his way in the world, he escapes to London, where he becomes involved with criminals…and finally finds a real home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402726651
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Series: Classic Starts® Series
Edition description: Modern Retelling
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 19,037
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 7.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 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


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

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Oliver Twist (Classic Starts Series) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Kim Mariano More than 1 year ago
Oliver goes from tragedy to triumph in this heartwarming book
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*She appears by her tree.*
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Dribbles his soccer ball flicking it over his head with expertise
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It is a great story for kids so they can learn on what is bad and what is good in life. It is good for kids to reconize the bad thing sin people and that they should apreciate what they have an dnottake it for granted.
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After reading this book tht my grandmbaught. My first reaction as most kids would do