The Usborne Complete Dickens (abridged)
A lovely first taste of the work of Charles Dickens. More on reading abridged versions of the classics is in RAR #183: Should we Avoid Abridged Versions of Classics?
FROM THE PUBLISHER:
A comprehensive and remarkable collection of retellings of all the major novels and some novellas too! Complete list of stories: The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge, A Christmas Carol, Martin Chuzzlewit, Dombey and Son, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Hard Times, Little Dorrit, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, and Our Mutual Friend.