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Oliver Twist: orphan, trainee pickpocket, good boy. Elbow your way through the streets of Victorian London with Dicken's most enduring child character

‘Look here! Here’s a jolly life! What’s the odds where it comes from?’

Meet the Artful Dodger, as roistering and swaggering a young gentleman as ever stood four foot six. With him, you’ll run down the dirty backstreets of London to be entertained by the Respectable Old Gentleman and his brood of thieves and pickpockets. Fagin will bring you to ‘the trade’, and make something of you, something profitable.But there’s something about the young orphan Oliver that’s too good for this dark and dangerous world – can he ever escape its clutches?

Includes exclusive material: In ‘The Backstory’ you can learn more about Oliver Twist’s London!

Vintage Children’s Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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  • Hardback

    9780241331262

    January 29, 2018

    Puffin

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  • Paperback

    9780099582632

    August 1, 2013

    Vintage Children's Classics

    736 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9789380028569

    December 1, 2012

    Steerforth Press

    88 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780141198880

    May 23, 2012

    Penguin Classics (UK Adult)

    540 pages

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780307947185

    March 1, 2012

    Vintage USA

    RRP $12.99

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  • Hardback

    9780141192499

    August 1, 2011

    Penguin Classics (UK Adult)

    512 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • Paperback

    9780141322438

    June 30, 2008

    Puffin

    432 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780099511939

    September 3, 2007

    Vintage Classics

    496 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780553211023

    May 15, 2005

    Bantam US

    RRP $8.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141439747

    February 21, 2003

    Penguin Classics

    608 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Hardback

    9781857151107

    December 2, 1992

    Everyman

    428 pages

    RRP $27.99

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  • EBook

    9781448161522

    June 6, 2013

    Vintage Digital

    736 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141973777

    May 23, 2012

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

    560 pages

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  • EBook

    9781409061328

    March 1, 2012

    Cornerstone Digital

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  • EBook

    9781407092683

    July 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    496 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141921884

    June 30, 2008

    Penguin eBooks

    432 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141920269

    January 30, 2008

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

    528 pages

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Oliver Twist: 200th Anniversary Edition
A Tale of Two Cities: 200th Anniversary Edition
A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories
Great Expectations: 150th Anniversary Edition
The Christmas Stories
A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Writings

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