Scenes from an Extraordinary Life
Publication Date: November 2011
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Inspired by Charles Dickens? own words, Mick and Brita bring this extraordinary genius to life, revealing Dickens? childhood working in a London boot polish factory and charting his meteoric rise to fame as a young novelist. Follow him as he climbs a volcano, goes on tour to the US, presides at a family Christmas and gives a thrilling public reading. And discover the stories of ten of Dickens? most famous novels, dramatised for younger readers with captions and graphic-novel comic-strips.
Brita Granstrom's books with Mick Manning include Art School, Nature Watch, The World is Full of Babies (Smarties silver award winner 1996), and What's Under the Bed? (TES award winner 1997).