Classic Starts®: Oliver Twist

By Charles Dickens (Author), Kathleen Olmstead (Abridged by), Karl James Mountford (Illustrator)


Format Hardcover



Classic Starts®: Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens, Kathleen Olmstead, Karl James Mountford
Hardcover >
An abridged and illustrated chapter book retelling of Oliver Twist, part of the bestselling Classic Starts® series that has sold more than 8 million copies! 

Dickens’s timeless novel transports young readers to a colorful Victorian England filled with mistreated orphans, grim workhouses, and gangs of thieving children. The hero finds himself in dire circumstances after he dares to ask for more food in the orphanage. Determined to make his way in the world, he escapes to London, where he becomes involved with criminals . . . and finally finds a real home.

The Classic Starts® series has sold more than 8 million copies since it launched in 2004. These abridged, kid-friendly editions are the perfect way to introduce beloved stories to the next generation. Each book includes discussion questions by early childhood educator Arthur Pober, EdD.

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) was a novelist born in Hampshire, England. The second of eight children, Dickens was pulled out of school at the age of twelve and forced to work at a local factory. At the age of twenty-four, Dickens published The Pickwick Papers, transforming him into a well-known author. Dickens is now considered the most successful British author of the Victorian Age. 

Pub Date: 9/10/2024

ISBN: 9781454942382

Price: $9.99 / $12.99 CAN

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 160 pages, 10 b-w illus.

Trim: 5.37 x 7.5 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Classics

Age Range: 7 to 9

Publisher: Union Square Kids

Carton Quantity: 52

Series: Classic Starts®