David Copperfield, written by Charles Dickens, tells the story of a young boy who is deeply affected when his widowed mother remarries. When his mother dies, David s stepfather sends him to work in a London factory. After Wilkins Micawber, his landlord in London, is sent to prison David escapes London and takes refuge in Dover with Betsey Trotwood, his aunt. After a conventional schooling and a brief legal career he later becomes a novelist. Graphic Dickens is a new series of favourite Dickens titles retold in graphic format, with speech bubbles and a simplified text. Ideal for drawing in readers who struggle with Dickens in the original form. The titles in this series use all the drama and excitement of the comic whilst introducing the storylines and characters from the Dickens stories.
Hilary Burningham is a former teacher and the author of the Graphic Shakespeare series.