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A witty modernized re-telling of the classic Christmas Carol story: Starting with Scrooge doornail-dead, Carol Ann Duffys elegantly witty take on the Dickens tale, like the Ghost of Christmas Past, takes the reader by the hand through the snowy streets of London and through the touching untold romance of one of literatures most recognizable characters, Ebenezer Scroogethrough the eyes of his widow, Mrs. Scrooge.
A rare, uplifting moral tale: As in A Christmas Carol, Mrs. Scrooge learns from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come that the gifts we give to othersincluding the gifts of love and time spent togetherare the most important and memorable. A charming moral for the holiday season, transposed to the present day and spiced with Duffys wry references to our struggling economyconditions that make anyone feel scrooge-like.
Fresh original work with beautiful illustrations: Mrs. Scrooge combines the melodious language and accessible, cheeky wit of one of the UKs most popular living poets with endearing full-color drawings by beloved illustrator Beth Adams. A natural successor to the poetry book The Worlds Wife that put Carol Ann Duffy on the map ten years ago, this highly giftable book is a gorgeous package for her poem with illustrations enlivening the text.
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Released for 2018 December Holiday Challenge hosted by NancyNova.
Released for 2018 D for December Challenge hosted by hyphen8.
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