Illustrated Stories from Dickens

This wonderful collection includes retellings of five stories by Charles Dickens, one of the most popular authors of all time.

Author: Mary Sebag-Montefiore

Publisher: Usborne Publishing

ISBN: 9781409554646

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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This wonderful collection includes retellings of five stories by Charles Dickens, one of the most popular authors of all time. Meet dozens of his unforgettable characters in stories bursting with drama, comedy, tragedy and romance, set against the backdrop of Victorian England. Contains Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities and Bleak House all beautifully retold for younger readers. A section at the back introduces the life and times of Charles Dickens. Full of colourful illustrations from the Usborne Young Reading Programme. Now produced in a shrink-wrapped, luxurious gift edition to celebrate Dickens' bicentenary.

Usborne Illustrated Stories from Dickens

Retells five Dickens novels for young readers, including "Oliver Twist," "Great Expectations," and "A Tale of Two Cities."

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ISBN: 9780794522698

Category: Great Britain

Page: 351

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Retells five Dickens novels for young readers, including "Oliver Twist," "Great Expectations," and "A Tale of Two Cities."


Complete Dickens

This beautifully illustrated book contains all of Charles Dickens' novels, and the novella A Christmas Carol, all skillfully retold for children.

Author: Anna MILBOURNE

Publisher: Usborne Publishing

ISBN: 9781474938136

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 496

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This beautifully illustrated book contains all of Charles Dickens' novels, and the novella A Christmas Carol, all skillfully retold for children. The retellings simplify the novels for a young modern reader, with quotations from the original text throughout. Wonderful illustrations by Maria Surducan show the characters and the smoggy London scenes. * The perfect book for children studying Charles Dickens, or those who simply enjoy reading wonderful stories. Each story has an introductory plate showing all the main characters and introducing the plot, as well as single and double plate illustrations depicting scenes from the story. Includes a section all about Charles Dickens, his times and other writings. An heirloom of the future, this beautiful book is richly produced to a standard this timeless classic deserves, with a padded Hardback cover, a ribbon marker and traditional binding.

The Essential Charles Dickens School Resource

•http://dickensmuseum.com/vtour/index.php Tour each roomof Dickens' home inDoughty Street, ... GreatDickens Stories, Marcia Williams, Walker Books: ISBN 9781406305630 Illustrated Stories from Dickens, Usborne Illustrated Classics: ISBN ...

Author: Gill Robins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136504389

Category: Education

Page: 152

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Charles Dickens is arguably the greatest storyteller in English Literature and his novels have been loved and respected for nearly two hundred years. As accurate reflections of Victorian society they are unparalleled. Vivid characters and realistic settings are created in the mind of the reader, all laced with Dickens inimitable humour, wit and lacerating political comment. This book aims to bring alive these characters and settings in the minds of children. It provides a comprehensive resource for children not only to learn about the literary heritage of the English language, but also to encourage them to create meanings from these classic stories through their personal, social and cultural experiences. The authors set each novel in context, providing a synopsis of the book, as well as characters, settings themes and symbolism. Works covered include: A Christmas Carol Bleak House David Copperfield Great Expectations Hard Times Oliver Twist But this book doesn’t just aim to introduce classic literature to children; it also provides a wide range of truly contemporary tools with which they can respond creatively, including: drama and film, blogs, web 2.0 technologies, multimodality and animation and graphic novels. The book is also accompanied by a CD which contains chapter outlines, extended text extracts, and practical resource sheets, including PowerPoint presentations, book review templates and flash cards, as well as a set of 8 week lesson plans for each novel. The Essential Charles Dickens School Resource provides essential classroom learning material for teachers and literacy co-ordinators teaching Key Stages 1 -3, as well as CPD students and those studying on PGCE English/Drama courses.

First Thousand Words in German

MODERN LANGUAGES (IE OTHER THAN ENGLISH).

Author: Heather Amery

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ISBN: 9781409583035

Category: German language

Page: 64

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MODERN LANGUAGES (IE OTHER THAN ENGLISH). The classic Usborne word book as a bi-lingual German/English edition, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. A thousand everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key German vocabulary. Ages 5+

Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare

"This is a wonderful collection of six retellings of William Shakespeare's best-loved plays - a perfect mix of comedy, tragedy, magic and romance, retold for younger readers.

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Usborne Books

ISBN: 9781409522232

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

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This book gathers six of Shakespeare's plays, such as - 'Twelfth Night', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'Hamlet', 'Macbeth', 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'The Tempest' as well as a short biography of the himself.


Dickens Collection Gift Set

Five story books, each a classic Dickens novel retold for younger readers, presented in a beautifully designed gift box. The stories are: Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.

Author: Barry Ablett

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781409586012

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 64

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Five story books, each a classic Dickens novel retold for younger readers, presented in a beautifully designed gift box. The stories are: Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations. Each hardback book, taken from the Usborne Reading Programme, is colourfully illustrated and has a ribbon page marker.

Animal Stories for Little Children

A beautifully illustrated story collection, perfect for young animal lovers. This delightful illustrated book includes five animal stories from around the world, specially selected and retold for younger children.

Author: Rosie Dickens

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ISBN: 9781474969666

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Page: 160

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A beautifully illustrated story collection, perfect for young animal lovers. This delightful illustrated book includes five animal stories from around the world, specially selected and retold for younger children. The five classic stories are: The Fox and the Tiger, Chicken Licken, How the Zebra Got His Stripes, The Greedy Dog and The Brave Little Hare.

Oliver Twist

An adaptation of the Charles Dickens story in which Oliver, an orphan, escapes the workhouse and flees to London where he falls in with a gang of thieves.

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Publisher: Usborne Publishing

ISBN: 9780746077078

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 58

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An adaptation of the Charles Dickens story in which Oliver, an orphan, escapes the workhouse and flees to London where he falls in with a gang of thieves.

Adapting Canonical Texts in Children s Literature

From OLIVER TWIST AND OTHER GREAT DICKENS STORIES retold & illustrated by Marcia Williams. Reproduced by permission of Walker Books Ltd, London SE11 5HJ. www.walker.co.uk Oliver Twist, Usborne (2006, p. 30). Reproduced from Oliver Twist ...

Author: Anja Müller

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441178775

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 236

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Collection analysing the intercultural communication and adaptation of Anglophone children's literature in Europe, across generations and borders.

Complete Shakespeare

Discover or rediscover the fantastic stories from Shakespeare plays with this complete book! In this beautifully-illustrated book you will find the thirty-seven plays that Shakespeare wrote, retold for children from 8 to 88!

Author: Anna MILBOURNE

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781409598770

Category:

Page: 544

View: 161

Discover or rediscover the fantastic stories from Shakespeare plays with this complete book! In this beautifully-illustrated book you will find the thirty-seven plays that Shakespeare wrote, retold for children from 8 to 88! You will be pleased with re-reading the all-time favorites (Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night's Dream or Hamlet) but also with discovering the less well-known stories.

A Christmas Carol

A simplified version of Dicken's supernatural Christmas tale.

Author: Lesley Sims

Publisher: Usborne Books

ISBN: 9780746058572

Category: Children's stories

Page: 64

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This simple retelling of the classic Dickens Christmas story has been adapted for children starting to read independently and remains faithful to the original text. With illustrations by Alan Marks, children will shudder at Marley's ghost and sympathize with Tiny Tim's plight.

Modelling Exciting Writing

Oral storytelling of narrative ghost stories There are ghost stories from ancient cultures. ... Books like The Barefoot Book of Giants, Ghosts and Goblins (Matthews, 2008), Usborne Illustrated Ghost Stories (Various authors, ...

Author: Adam Bushnell

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526457229

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 122

This book focuses on writing in different aspects of the curriculum and provides guidance, case studies and theoretical perspectives to show readers how they can become writers with and for children. It demonstrates how to write and model writing for children and includes many examples of good classroom practice in this area.


Ballet Stories for Little Children

A charmingly illustrated book of ballet stories, specially selected and retold for younger children.

Author: Rosie Dickens

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ISBN: 9781474969673

Category:

Page: 160

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A charmingly illustrated book of ballet stories, specially selected and retold for younger children. Contains five classic ballet stories: The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella. Perfect for children who have just started ballet lessons or have an interest in dance. Magical illustrations by Heloise Mab bring each story to life. A brilliant gift.

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story, unabridged and fully illustrated.

Author: Charles Dickens

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ISBN: 9781409583967

Category: Children's stories

Page: 208

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Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story, unabridged and fully illustrated. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean-spirited old man who hates everything -- even Christmas! But when three spirits visit him one Christmas Eve, Scrooge is taken on a journey into the past, present and future that will change him forever. A beautiful gift edition of Dickens' timeless classic, including the complete and unabridged text, stunning illustrations and finished with a luxurious padded hardback cover and ribbon marker. Includes a biography of Charles Dickens, with internet links to find out more online.

A Guided Reader to Early Years and Primary English

Brocklehurst, R., Doherty, G. and Ligi, R. (illustrator) (2010) Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales. London: Usborne. ... 5+ Dickens, R. and Marks, A. (2009) The Usborne Fairy Tale Treasury. London: Usborne Children's Books.

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317451163

Category: Education

Page: 262

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A Guided Reader to Early Years and Primary English draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting early years practitioners and primary English teachers. The book brings together key extracts from classic and contemporary writing and contextualises these in both theoretical and practical terms. The extracts are accompanied by a summary of the key ideas and issues raised, questions to promote discussion and reflective practice, and annotated further reading lists to extend thinking. Taking a thematic approach and including a short introduction to each theme, the chapters cover: Models of and approaches to early years and primary English; Speaking and listening in English lessons: story-telling, drama, ‘booktalk’ and debate; Reading and responding to texts in English lessons; Writing in English lessons: finding a ‘voice’; Knowledge about language: grammar, spelling, punctuation and handwriting; The rich landscape of children’s literature; Non-fiction in English lessons; Planning, assessing and recording children’s progress: the learning cycle. Aimed at trainee and newly qualified teachers, those working towards Masters level qualifications and all those involved in the teaching of early years and primary English, this accessible, but critically provocative text will be an essential resource for those that wish to deepen their understanding of early years and primary English education.

The Story of Rome

An illustrated history of ancient Rome from the founding of the city to the end of the empire.

Author: Rosie Dickins

Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780794512460

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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An illustrated history of ancient Rome from the founding of the city to the end of the empire.