Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812 –1870) was an English writer and social critic. He is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era and wrote such famous classic novels as “Oliver Twist”, “A Christmas Carol”, “Nicholas Nickleby”, “David Copperfield”, “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations”. His astonishing stories, vivid characters and exhaustive depiction of contemporary life are unforgettable. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognized him as a literary genius.
“The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner”is an excerpts from Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” that was included in “The Children's Book of Christmas Stories” collection. Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present stand in the city streets on Christmas morning. Walking along the streets they meet a boy and the Ghost decides to bless his house. This story gives you an opportunity to acquaint yourself and your child with the famous work of one of the best England’s storyteller! It is highly recommended for anyone who wants to read a beautiful Christmas story!