A Christmas Carol
It's Christmastime, but Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old accountant, couldn't care less. Until he is visited in the night by three very special guests, who want to teach him the true value of Christmas. Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colourful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Charles Dickens and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom or at home to further engage the reader in the work at hand.
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. Henry Carl Kiefer (15 April 1890 - 10 May 1957) was born in Ohio and served in WWI. He started contributing to Classics Illustrated Comics in 1947 and went on to contribute to 34 issues.