Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol tells the time-honored tale of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, whose encounters with the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Come lead him to examine his bitter existence. Haunting steampunk illustrations by acclaimed artist Zdenko Basic accompany the original story, transforming this Christmas classic like never before. Images of steam-powered machinery, a chilling industrial London, and ornate mechanical gears come together as Scrooge travels through his life on Christmas Eve night.
Additionally, Charles Dickens' celebrated short stores, “The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton” and “A Christmas Tree” are included and paired with equally enchanting steampunk illustrations. Those of us who cherish each holiday with Dickens in our heartsthe man who has linked the Christmas spirit with love, forgiveness, and charitywill treasure this rare collector's edition for this Christmas and many to come.
|Publisher:||Running Press Book Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||7.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.20(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Zdenko Basic is the illustrator of many books including Steampunk: Poe, Steampunk: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and Steampunk: H.G. Wells. He is the director of the critically acclaimed short film Guliver, and works as a costume and set designer for The Merlin Theatre. He was the recipient of the 2008 Grigor Vitez award for Best Illustration in Children's Books and also the 2009 Croatian Association of Artists of Applied Arts award for best Young Artist. He lives in Croatia.