Author(s): Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol, one of the holiday s greatest traditions told . . . in texts?! Imagine: What if Scrooge, Marley, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and the whole Cratchit family had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this clever adaptation of Charles Dickens s A Christmas Carol! One grouchy old man who can t stop asking How did you get this number?! Three ghosts who communicate in the most modern ways, including one who ONLY uses emojis! And a status update with the most likes ever: God bless us, everyone! This retelling will cure even the worst bout of Bah hummingbird! #darnyouautocorrect A glossary and cast of characters are included for those who need it. "
BRETT WRIGHT has a BFA in creative writing and works full-time as a children s book editor in New York City. In college, he studied Shakespearean tragedy, which was sadly lacking in emoji. He loves receiving books during the holidays. Follow him on Twitter at @brettwright. CHARLES DICKENS was an English writer born in 1812. His best known works are Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, and of course A Christmas Carol. He was a popular writer during his lifetime, producing fifteen novels, five novellas, and hundreds of short stories and articles. He is still recognized today as a literary genius."