Oliver Twist (Paperback)

By Charles Dickens, Lester M. Schulman (Adapted by), Jean Zallinger (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780679803911, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 18, 1990

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Description

<p align="left">Oliver Twist is a desperate orphan. A gang of thieves takes him in and teaches him to steal, but then he is caught. What will become of poor Oliver Twist? Kids can find out in this easy-to-read chapter book adaptation of the Dickens classic.



About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was born in Portsmouth, England, and spent most of his life in London. When he was twelve, his father was sent to debtor's prison and he was forced to work in a boot polish factory, an experience that marked him for life. He became a passionate advocate of social reform and the most popular writer of the Victorian era.


Praise For Oliver Twist

"The power of [Dickens] is so amazing, that the reader at once becomes his captive, and must follow him whithersoever he leads."
--William Makepeace Thackeray

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