A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites

by Jim Weiss

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Once upon a time -- of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve -- old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house. It was cold, bleak, biting weather: foggy withal: and he could hear the people in the court outside, go wheezing up and down, beating their hands upon their breasts, and stamping their feet upon the pavement stones to warm them. This Graphic Novel Series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educatiors using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70 page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Introduce literature to reluctant readers and motivate struggling readers. Students build confidence through reading practice.4/5(). Favorites. More. Orders; Account information. a christmas carol hardcover. Target / Movies, Music & Books / a christmas carol hardcover () A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings - (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens (Hardcover) $ Add for shipping. Read STAVE 4 of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The text begins: Stave 4: The Last of the Spirits The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently approached. When it came, Scrooge bent down upon his knee; for in the very air through which this Spirit moved it seemed to scatter gloom and mystery. It was shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, its form, and left nothing.

  Charles Dickens () is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian work, which includes such enduring classics as David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, and Great Expectations, has enthralled readers for generations. A Christmas Carol was an immediate success when first published on Decem , and has remained continuously in print ever :   The Christmas carol service was invented in Truro in by a chap called Edward WhiteBenson. The story goes that on Christmas Eve everybody in . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Storyteller's Version: A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites (, CD) at the best online prices at .

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This CD contains three stories: Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" (the longest of the three), O' Henry's "Gift of the Magi", and Bret Harte's "Dick Spindler's Christmas." All stories are told in abridged form but with a standard re-telling of each story.

And, as usual, Jim Weiss does a masterful job invoking setting, characterization, and tone.5/5(8). A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Jim Weiss (Author, Narrator), Well-Trained Mind Press (Publisher) out of 5 stars 8 ratings5/5(8).

An immediate bestseller when it was first published in DecemberA Christmas A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites book has endured ever since as a perennial Yuletide favorite.

Charles Dickens's beloved tale about the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who comes to know the meaning of kindness, charity, and goodwill through a haunting Christmas Eve encounter with four ghosts, is a heartwarming celebration of the spirit of Christmas/5(13).

INCLUDES: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, Dick Spindler's Family Christmas About the Book Renowned voice actor Jim Weiss presents Dickens’ beloved story of miserly Scrooge, ghostly visitors, and human compassion.

A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, and The Cricket on the Hearth, by Charles Dickens, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites book new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.4/5.

A Christmas Carol book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Now even the youngest readers can enjoy Charles Dickenss classic Christmas tale in this beautifully illustrated picture-book version of the holiday favorite, simpler to read but with all the magic of Dickenss voice preserved/5.

When I was a child my mom gave me the "Mickey's Christmas Carol", in VHS, a I watched it for years, every Christmas. When I grew up I bought the book by Dickens, and I read it every year (and also watch the cartoon:P) because this story is full of child-memories.

And I just love to remember. I love the simply story, the huge meaning. A list of all the characters in A Christmas Carol. The A Christmas Carol characters covered include: Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley, The Ghost of Christmas Past, The Ghost of Christmas Present, The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, Fred, Fezziwig, Belle, Peter Cratchit, Martha Cratchit, Fan, The Portly Gentlemen, Mrs.

Cratchit. I have several illustrated adaptations of A Christmas Carol-(One of my most favorite stories) - I have the complete version in a Dickens Christmas story book from my childhood-- but I wanted a "Stand Alone" copy- I love the handwritten pages with the strike-out corrections made by Dickens himself!!/5(K).

First published inA Christmas Carol was republished in in a new edition with four other Christmas stories—The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man. These beloved tales revived the notion of the Christmas Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Unlike in the book, Scrooge falls into his own grave (similar to Mickey's Christmas Carol). The whole "future" scene with the horse chase and Scrooge becoming smaller is not in the novel.

In fact, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come in the novel is nearly immobile except for the pointing finger. In he began public readings of the story which proved so successful he undertook further performances untilthe year of his death. A Christmas Carol has never been out of print and has been translated into several languages; the story has been adapted many times for film, stage, opera and other : Charles Dickens.

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About this Item: London: Chapman & Hall,A Fine Association Copy of Charles Dickens's Most Famous Christmas Book The Exceptionally Rare "Trial Issue" with the Title-Page Printed in Red and Green Inscribed "Christmas " by the Brother of Dickens's Illustrator for "A Christmas Carol" DICKENS, Charles.

Publication date: Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x (d) About the Author. English writer Charles John Huffam Dickens ( - June ) was a Victorian era writer who created some of the world's best-known fictional characters.

He was born in Portsmouth, England, and left school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated /5(). A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites Audio Cassette – Dec 1 by Jim Weiss (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and 5/5(6).

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I have a tradition of reading something by Dickens over the Christmas holidays. Sometimes a full novel, often a short story, mostly re-readings of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, this being my favorite of all Dickens' writings.

This year I read this with a /5. The O. Henry and Bret Harte masterpieces also included here will make holiday literature year-round favorites on this masterful recording. Includes three stories: "A Christmas Carol", "The Gift of the Magi", and "Dick Spindler's Family Christmas".

Read A Christmas Carol by author Charles Dickens, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. A Christmas carol, and other Christmas books by Dickens, Charles, A Christmas carol -- The chimes -- The cricket on the hearth -- The battle of life -- The haunted man 1 Addeddate Bookplateleaf 6 Favorites.

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A first-ever trade edition of the original manuscript of the beloved Christmas classic. Every year at the holidays, the historic Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan displays one of the crown jewels of its extraordinary collection: the original manuscript of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, with its detailed emendations, deletions, and insertions in Dickens’s own hand.5/5(1).

The O. Henry and Bret Harte masterpieces also included here will make holiday literature year-round favorites on this masterful recording. Includes three stories: "A Christmas Carol", "The Gift of the Magi", and "Dick Spindler's Family Christmas".5/5(1).

Charles Dickens () is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world : A Christmas Carol, the popular novella by Charles Dickens (–), is one of the British author's best-known works.

It is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy miser who hates Christmas, but is transformed into a caring, kindly person through the visitations of four classic work has been dramatised and adapted countless times for virtually every medium and performance.

with other houses, and forgotten the way out again. This is a very short book, and not the only Christmas story that Dickens wrote. Why do you think that it and its message endured and became such a part of English-speaking culture.

Did you have a favorite part. What image or line or scene sticks with you the most, if one does. Size: 22KB. "A Christmas Carol" was originally written, according to my research, by Mathew Franklin Whittier, younger brother of Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier, and Mathew's wife, Abby Poyen Whittier.

Dickens hurriedly revised it in time to self-publish infor the Christmas season, being in desperate need of cash at the : It's just a "little" book, but it packs a wallop bigger than the most potent Christmas punch.

Written in"A Christmas Carol," the novella (or long short story) is a perennial favorite, more ubiquitous than the other two members of the Yuletide triumvirate, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite. "A Christmas Carol" is divided into five "Staves" (or, Stanzas, which can be thought of as chapters).

Each stave is displayed on its own web pages for you to view, while the printable version (a PDF) of each web page is accessible by clicking on the "PRINTABLE" button below the. It has been years since A Christmas Carol was first published, by Chapman and Hall on 17 Decemberbut its characters and plot are Author: Lisa O'kelly.

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In addition, he worked as a journalist, writing numerous items on political and social affairs. A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens.

It was first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December The novella met with .