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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens , illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger

$39.00
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens , illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger

$39.00
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Why Should I Like It?

The Short Reason

Incredible illustrations •  Keepsake book • Classic Christmas tale

The Longer Reason

The illustrations by Lisbeth Zwerger are delightful making it a  beautiful Christmas gift.

Old miser Scrooge doesn’t like Christmas. He’d rather spend his time making more money. But on Christmas Eve, he is visited by four apparitions . . . One of them is his late business partner and only friend, Marley. Marley makes it very clear to Scrooge that if he doesn’t change and become a better person, he will forever suffer in the afterlife. Terrified by the ominous messages from the ghosts, Scrooge is determined to change. But is there time?

Back in print—with a brand-new cover and extra vignettes—this beloved Christmas story by Charles Dickens paired with Zwerger’s inventive and whimsical illustrations make this a treat for collectors and the whole family alike.

Lisbeth Zwerger has been accorded nearly every prize that can be given, including the highest international award for lifetime achievement, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. Since 1981 she has devoted her extraordinary talents to children’s literature, to stories as charming and picturesque as her native Vienna. Always surprising, always engaging, her artwork combines technical mastery with insight and gentleness so rare and captivating that she has been correctly called one of the finest illustrators of the twentieth century

Goodreads rating as of June 2022: 4.07/5

Ages: 8 to 12

Format: Hardback 

 Comes gift-wrapped 

 

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