Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 48 p. Contains: Illustrations, color. Intended for a juvenile audience.
From the Publisher
This is an illustrated adaptation for children of the famous novel by Charles Dickens. In nineteenth-century England, a young boy named Oliver Twist is driven out of his orphanage. Placed with an undertaker who mistreats him, Oliver escapes and travels to London in search of happiness. There, he discovers the meaning of living in the streets as he becomes entangled with a gang of thieves, but he never loses his will to find a family. Juliette Saumande is an English writer and translator of children''s books, with more than twenty stories published. She like adapting great novels into very accessible books for children. Daniela Volpari lives in Italy. The quality of her paintings as well as the originality of her illustrations celebrate the nineteenth century in England with Oliver Twist.