Reader's note

Ebenezer Scrooge who is a miser, penny-pinching with no care for his own happiness and is one of the most enduring and memorable characters of Dickens works. Then, one Christmas Eve, he is visited by three ghosts: the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. As they turn the clock back on Scrooge’s own life and reveal the shadow of the life that is yet to come, they reveal to him the true meaning of Christmas. This story has become a Christmas classic and the cricket on the hearth is another one of Dickens treasured classics. This illustrated book is a rare gem and perfect to read in front of a log fire this festive season.