Ben's Christmas Carol by Toby Forward

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A mouse's version of the classic holiday tale by Dickens follows the story of the miserly Ben, who hates Christmas and avoids his less-fortunate neighbor, until a ghostly midnight tour, mouse-style, convinces him to relinquish his mean ways.

About Toby Forward

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Toby Forward is the author of more than 20 books for adults, teenagers, and children. He lives in North Yorkshire, England. Ruth Brown has written and illustrated more than twenty books for children since her first book was published in 1978. Among her many notable titles are "If at First You Do Not See," "Copycat," and "A Dark, Dark Tale," She lives with her husband and two sons in Bath, England.
Published October 1, 1996 by Dutton Juvenile. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Ebenezer Scrooge has been reincarnated as a rich and stingy mouse named Ben in this homage to Dickens's A Christmas Carol. All the characters of the classic tale are alive--or undead--and well in Forw

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