The author of A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens was born on Febuary 7,1812, in landport, Portsmouth. His moms name was Elizabeth Dickens and his dad's name was John Dickens. He had 8 siblings, including him. They moved to London only for 2 years and had to move to back because of the lack of money they had. They moved to a poor town when they moved back. Then, his father could could not pay the debt or bills for the house. John was arrested and went to jail when Charles was 12. Charles had to stop going to school and to get a job to help out the family. He worked at a factory to gain money. A few months later, John returns home from jail. Charles stopped going to school at age 15 because he became an office boy in 1830. In 1833, Charles started writing short stories. His first published book was called, A Dinner at Popular Walk. He also helped with editing the daily news and newspapers. He then published a lot more books. He had 10 children and then in 1858, his wife died. In one of his readings, he had a mild stroke and had to be sent back home at glass hill, which was very popular and expensive back then. He then died in his house in 1870, June 9, from another stroke. His tomb says, " He was a sympathizer to the poor, the suffering , and the appressed; and by his death, one of England's greatest writers is lost to the world.
kate dickens was Charles favorite daughter. she first married Charles Allston Collins. but later married Charles Edward Perugini because Collins died.
Catherine Dickens was Charles Dickens wife. they had 10 children. her maiden name is Hogarth.
Charles Dickens meme
This meme says, "lots of books, The most popular one is the one I spent least amount of time on.
connection to present day
Charles Dickens famous Christmas Carol book. people make remakes of the book and have made movies. there are also Disney remakes, muppets remakes, and more of the Christmas Carol. Everybody knows the famous scrooge. we make memes about him and relate to him. The Christmas Carol Is a classic story to never forget.
He had a secret door that was disguised as a bookcase.
On letters, he put, "clearest mouse" to address his future wife.
he drank a raw egg a couple of times.
He made up words that are now in the oxford dictionary.
A toothpick that he used was sold for $ 9,000 at an auction in 2009.