Scrooge was a miser. His money was his life. Then, one Christmas Eve, Scrooge received a trio of visitors who showed him not only the true meaning of Christmas, but the true meaning of his life as well...
Probably one of the most beloved Christmas stories in history, Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" has it all: heroes, villains, ghosts, time travel, long-lost love, and a happy ending.
With worldwide appeal, this story continues to captivate generation after generation.
Since it was originally published in 1843, "A Christmas Carol" has become an irreplaceable part of our culture.
Stephen Krensky's careful abridgment of Dickens' words is complemented by new artwork by one of today's best-loved illustrators, Dean Morrissey, the author of "Ship of Dreams" and "The Christmas Ship. "This is an edition of "A Christmas Carol" that will certainly become a classic in its own right.