In this smash-hit series, we meet some of the most inspiring people in history. These mini biographies are beautifully written and stunningly illustrated. All of them achieved great things, but each life began as a small child with a dream. Perfect for curious minds, each contains a fact and photos section at the back of the book.
In this book, discover the life of Charles Dickens, the influential author. When Charles was a boy he made up his own adventures. But after a Dickensian twist of fate saw his father go to prison for debt, Charles ended up working in a factory with other children.
He worked his way out, trying his hand in a law firm, and then as an actor, before making a name for himself as a reporter and gifted storyteller. Charles became one of the most beloved novelists of all time, aware of the power of a tale and of giving poor children a voice. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the writer's life.
No. of pages: 32
Dimensions: 204 x 248 x 11 (mm)
Publisher: Frances Lincoln