Oliver Twist

By Dan Johnson; Charles Dickens; Rajesh Nagulakonda (Illustrator)
Campfire, Paperback, 9789380028569, 84pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 2011

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Description

Oliver Twist's life has been a hard and desperate one. With his mother dying during his birth, and having no idea who his father was, Oliver has spent his first nine years struggling to survive in a world that has little pity for a poor orphan
such as him.
After Oliver gets involved with the nefarious Fagin and the sinister Bill Sikes, he is wounded during a burglary. Oliver is rescued by Sikes's intended victims, the young Rose Maylie, and her guardian, Mrs Maylie. At last, the boy finds a loving
home and people who care for him.
But how long will Oliver's happiness endure, especially when Fagin begins to conspire with a mysterious stranger with a link to the boy's past?




About the Author
Dan Johnson is an experienced and integrity driven Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) professional with accomplishments and success on a national level since 1994. A skillful designer of EHS programs, Dan has effectively executed those programs within a wide range of industries. He has expertise in changing the work environment through behavior based safety, while maintaining productivity. Dan has aided numerous companies ensuring their compliance, using his extensive knowledge working with multiple jurisdictions including: OSHA, DOL, DOT, EPA, USACE and some State and Local municipalities. Dan is authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor to train the OSHA 30 hour and OSHA 10 hour courses for both Construction and General Industry. He is also a CPR, First Aid and AED instructor and instructor trainer with over 14 years of training experience. Dan is the owner of Mile High Compliance (www.milehighcompliance.com), a company dedicated to providing high quality web-based OSHA, DOT, Energy, Health & Safety and Human Resource compliance training.Arguably one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era, Charles Dickens is the author of such literary masterpieces as A Tale of Two Cities (1859), A Christmas Carol (1843), David Copperfield (1850), and The Adventures of Oliver Twist (1839), among many others. Dickens' s indelible characters and timeless stories continue to resonate with readers around the world more than 130 years after his death. Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870.



Praise For Oliver Twist

"It is no small task to condense one of Dickens's most beloved and frequently retold stories from 400 pages into a mere 88 while maintaining the major plot developments. However, remarkably, this graphic novel version is generally a success. . . . Owing to the minor violence and complexity of Dickens's plot twists, this would be suitable for middle school students who like darker stories; think A Series of Unfortunate Events for older readers." -- Library Journal

"I highly recommend Campfire’s comics. They do what they are intended to do and do it in  a way that excites kids about classic literature." — Chris Wilson, The Graphic Classroom (a resource for teachers and librarians)

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