David Copperfield

Charles Dickens

"I think it is very adventurous and I enjoyed it a lot. I hate Mr. Murdstone.” Cal, 12
Date Published :
March 2014
Publisher :
Real Reads
Contributor(s) :
Karen Donnelly, Gill Tavner
Language:
English
Series :
Charles Dickens
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781906230036
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 7.75 X 5.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$6.95

Overview
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When David’s mother marries the malevolent Mr. Murdstone, David’s childhood happiness is destroyed for ever. Can one lonely little boy show the strength and determination to survive the dangers that lie ahead? Travelling along the rocky road from boyhood to manhood, how can David learn who to trust and who to love? Will David’s friends bring him happiness or heartache? In this inspiring tale of trust, betrayal, courage and love, Charles Dickens presents a world of colorful characters to amuse us, astonish us, disgust us and move us to tears. Once encountered, David Copperfield’s friends and enemies will never be forgotten.

Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world’s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.

About The Author
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Charles Dickens (7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870) is considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian era and created many of the worlds most notable fictional characters, including Fagin, Mr Micawber and Miss Havisham.

KAREN DONNELLY lives in the English seaside town of Brighton, where for the past twenty years she has been working as a fulltime illustrator, mostly of children’s books. She has solid experience in illustration for publishing, advertising and commercial clients.

GILL TAVNER was an English Teacher and Head of Department before turning to writing when she had young children of her own. She has also taught English in South East Asia, worked as a personal trainer, been a management trainee in an insurance company, led treks in Africa, run her own business and painted fake tattoos on Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Perhaps it is this variety that makes her such a versatile writer.

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