Oxford Children's Classic: A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192745514

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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The spirit of Christmas comes to life in this wonderful tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts that visit him to show him the error of his ways. As the clock chimes, will Scrooge be in time to learn the true meaning of Christmas?

Ladybird Classics: A Christmas Carol

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0718199928

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

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This Ladybird Classic ebook is an abridged retelling of the classic story of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, making it perfect for introducing the story to younger children, or for newly confident readers to tackle alone.

The Birds’ Christmas Carol (With Original Illustrations)

Children’s Classic

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Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 802684677X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Birds’ Christmas Carol (With Original Illustrations)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The story is about Carol Bird, a Christmas-born child, who as a young girl is unusually loving and generous, having a positive effect on everyone with whom she comes into contact. She is the youngest member of her family and has devoted older brothers. At about the age of 5, Carol contracts an unspecified illness (possibly tuberculosis), and, by the time she is 10, she is bedridden. The novel primarily involves Carol making plans for a Christmas celebration for the nine Ruggles children, a poor, working-class family living near the Birds. The book is a wistful moral tale about a saintly child, but is enlivened by many humorous scenes, particularly those concerning the home life of the Ruggles family. Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories. She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878. Kate Wiggin devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labour.

Weihnachtserzählungen

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9925015995

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

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Reproduktion des Originals in Großdruckschrift.

A Christmas carol

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Author: Jane Parker Resnick,Charles Dickens,Miniature Book Collection (Library of Congress)

Publisher: Running Pr Book Pub

ISBN: 9780894718540

Category: Fiction

Page: 157

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A retelling of the story about a miser whose life is changed by Christmas.

The Classic Christmas Treasury

A Christmas Carol/The Night Before Christmas/The Nutcracker

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Author: Louise Betts,Louise B. Egan

Publisher: Courage Books

ISBN: 9780762401871

Category: Christmas

Page: 56

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Selections from such favorite Christmas poems, songs, and stories as: "The Night Before Christmas," "The Friendly Beasts," and "The Year Santa Claus Almost Overslept."

A Christmas Carol in Bethlehem

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Author: Anna Laura Page,Jean Anne Shafferman

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457420184

Category: Music

Page: 48

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A Christmas Carol in Bethlehem is an adaptation of Dickens' classic 19th century English tale that places Scrooge in Bethlehem at the birth of Christ. Obsessed with making money, the Innkeeper Scrooge has no room in his heart for humanity, and no room in the inn for Mary and Joseph! Through an inventive blend of scriptural narrative, story development and traditional English carols and hymns, this program conveys with great warmth and charm the promise of salvation for all through the birth of Emmanuel, God with us. A timeless classic, certain to be a popular favorite, flexible and easy to teach, in the tradition of The Living Créche. Approximately 30 minutes.

A Christmas Carol

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993166105

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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The complete and unabridged text enhanced with more than 70 illustrations by Robert Ingpen Includes an additional story by Charles Dickens, "A Christmas Tree" The perfect gift for children and adults alike, Charles Dickens' tale of self-discovery has become one of his most famous and best loved works. On Christmas Eve the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley, who warns him that he will be visited by three spirits. During the night, the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Come show Scrooge the scenes of his youth, the poverty-stricken Christmas currently being endured by his loyal clerk Bob Cratchitt and his crippled son Tiny Tim--and the lonely future that awaits him if he continues in his grasping ways. He awakes on Christmas morning chastened by his nocturnal experiences, and resolves to be a better man. This volume also includes Dickens' short story, "A Christmas Tree," with its evocative description of the delights of the season. With stunning, atmospheric new illustrations that evoke Dickensian London at Christmas time, award-winning artist Robert Ingpen has worked his wonders on this timeless tale.

A Buggy Christmas Carol

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497667658

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A Christmas Carol, just for kids! Enjoy this adaptation of Dickens’s classic written in 1843, made for children and their parents to enjoy together during the holiday season. The cast of characters is played by whimsical bugs and friendly animals who bring humor and charm to their roles. In this version of A Christmas Carol, Sam the Stinkbug delightfully takes on the famous role of Scrooge as he learns the real meaning of Christmas from our not-so-scary Christmas ghosts. This ebook is a great way to introduce a classic Christmas tale to younger children.

A Christmas Carol

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Author: Tony Mitton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408355418

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A captivating picture book retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale about the true meaning of Christmas. Mean old Ebenezer Scrooge hates everything. Even Christmas! Until, one frosty Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives a visit from three ghostly spirits, who whisk him away on a magical journey through past, present and future... but can they melt his frozen heart before it's too late? Introduce even the youngest of children to this timeless story and share in the true spirit of Christmas, with this magical picture book retelling - combining an accessible, rhyming text with evocative illustrations.

A Christmas carol in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas

With original art and narration by Jon Langford

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Google Play Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 140

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“A national benefit and to every man or woman who reads it, a personal kindness.” --William Makepeace Thackeray The Western world typically thinks of Christmas as having a singular origin, away in a manger, but when you look at how the holiday is celebrated today, it’s hard to see a more powerful progenitor than Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. First published on December 17, 1843 as a novella, the story bestowed on Christmas its rich and complicated social character. Ebenezer’s epic Christmas Eve illustrates both the joy to be found in friends, family, and festive gatherings... and the dangers of letting such happiness and privilege blind you to the lives of the less fortunate. The story is a product of its time, a response to the ills of Victorian-era industrialization and the desire for tradition, but you only need to look at how varied the adaptations of A Christmas Carol have become--on stage, in film, and in song--to know that it is truly timeless. This exclusive edition of A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is one adaptation not to miss. It is a scanned volume of the original novella--complete with original spooky title--enhanced with new illustrations and narration by artist and musician Jon Langford. Here Langford imagines the story as a stage production put on by a small West Yorkshire theater in 1916. Download it for free to see--and hear--each of the four ghosts as an early 20th century audience might have.

A Christmas Carol

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Author: Pauline Francis

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN: 9780237535506

Category: Children's stories

Page: 46

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Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale, first published in 1843, has become one of his best-known stories, and is here retold for younger readers. Ebenezer Scrooge is an old miser who lives alone in his cold house by night and torments his assistant at work by day. One evening, just before Christmas, he is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Marley--a ghost with a very important warning. Is it enough to persuade Scrooge to change his ways?

CHILDREN'S BOOK CLASSICS - Kate Douglas Wiggin Edition: 11 Novels & 120+ Short Stories, Fairy Tales, Fables & Poems for Children (Illustrated)

New Chronicles of Rebecca, A Summer in a Cañon, Polly Oliver's Problem, The Birds' Christmas Carol, The Romance of a Christmas Card, Timothy's Quest, The Fairy Ring, Golden Numbers and many more

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Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8075832736

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 3366

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This unique collection of Kate Wiggin's most beloved children's books has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Series: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm New Chronicles of Rebecca The Flag-Raising Other Novels: A Summer in a Cañon: A California Story Polly Oliver's Problem: A Story for Girls The Birds' Christmas Carol The Romance of a Christmas Card Timothy's Quest Marm Lisa Mother Carey's Chickens The Diary of a Goose Girl Anthologies: The Arabian Nights: Their Best Known Tales The Talking Bird, the Singing Tree, and the Golden Water The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie The History of the Young King of the Black Isles The Story of Gulnare of the Sea The Story of Aladdin; or, the Wonderful Lamp The Story of Prince Agib The Story of the City of Brass The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves The History of Codadad and His Brothers The Story of Sinbad the Voyager The Fairy Ring Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know The Talking Beasts: A Book of Fable Wisdom Fables of Aesop Fables of Bidpai Fables from the Hitopadesa Fables from P. V. Ramaswami Raju Malayan Fables Moorish Fables African Fables Fables from Krilof Fables from the Chinese Fables of La Fontaine Fables from the Spanish Fables of Gay, Cowper, and others The Story Hour: A Book for the Home and the Kindergarten Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children Pinafore Palace Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878 (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). Kate Wiggin devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labor.

Ein Junge namens Weihnacht

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Author: Matt Haig

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423430931

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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Die absolut wahre Geschichte des Weihnachtsmanns - vom Bestsellerautoren Matt Haig Wie war das eigentlich, als der Weihnachtsmann noch ein Junge war? Er hieß Nikolas, wuchs in großer Armut mitten in Finnland in einer kleinen Holzhütte auf – und dies ist seine wahre Geschichte. Der elfjährige Nikolas begibt sich allein auf eine gefährliche Reise an den Nordpol, um seinen Vater zu finden. Er besteht haarsträubende Abenteuer, begegnet fliegenden Rentieren, einer Elfe, einem gewalttätigen Troll – und er stellt fest: Wichtel gibt es wirklich! In ihm reift ein Entschluss: Er will die Welt zu einem glücklicheren Ort machen. Wie er dieses Ziel erreicht und wie er dabei zum Weihnachtsmann wird – das verrät dieses Buch.

A Christmas Carol

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Author: Sarah Powell

Publisher: Sizzle Press

ISBN: 9781499806243

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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Introduce your children to Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol with beautiful illustrations and abridged text. Seek and find characters from the popular holiday book A Chrismtas Carol on each page and follow them throughout the story. Each page contains beautifully illustrated characters to find and details to spot, accompanied by abridged text. This seek-and-find book is the perfect way to introduce younger children to the world of Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Outlet

ISBN: 9780517641262

Category: Fiction

Page: 206

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A collection of four Christmas stories by the nineteenth-century English writer, including "The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton."