Charles Dickens was a famous writer who lived in the 19th century. Discover what life was like for Charles, from spending his childhood working in a factory to finding a job as a law clerk and starting his writing career in this biography by Jim Eldridge.
* Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language
* Text type: A biography
* Pages 30 and 31 present a timeline of Charles Dickens' life, allowing children to recap the events from the book.
* Curriculum links: Literacy: Information texts.
* This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.
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