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Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens: A Nonfiction Companion to a Ghost Tale for Christmas Time

Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens: A Nonfiction Companion to a Ghost Tale for Christmas Time

Author: Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce   Series: Magic Tree House Research Guides (Unnumbered Paperback)

This nonfiction companion to "A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time" explores what life was like for kids in the orphanages and workhouses of Victorian England, how children from wealthy families spent their time, and much more. Illustrations.

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Summary

This nonfiction companion to "A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time" explores what life was like for kids in the orphanages and workhouses of Victorian England, how children from wealthy families spent their time, and much more. Illustrations.

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Description

If you liked "A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time, " you’ll love finding out the facts behind the fiction in the next fascinating nonfiction companion to the bestselling Magic Tree House series. How did Charles Dickens get the idea to write "A Christmas Carol"? What was life like for kids in the orphanages and workhouses of Victorian England? How did children from wealthy families spend their time? Why do many people say that the concept of childhood came from the Victorians? Find out the answers to these questions and more in "Magic Tree House Research Guide: Rags and Riches, " Jack and Annie’s guide to the lives of children in Charles Dickens’s time.

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About the Author

Mary Pope Osborne is the author of the bestselling Magic Tree House series. She has also written many acclaimed retellings of myths, folktales, and works of historical fiction.

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Product Details

Publisher
Random House Books for Young Readers | Random House Inc
Published
14th September 2010
Pages
117
ISBN
9780375860102
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