A Child's Dream of a Star

A Child's Dream of a Star

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This early work is Charles Dickens 1871 short children s story, A Child's Dream of a Star . It is the charming and heart-warming tale of a brother and sister s musings on life and death inspired by night-time star-gazing. This timeless and delightfully-illustrated story would make for a fantastic addition to any family collection, and is not to be missed by lovers of Dickens seminal work. Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812 1870) was an English author widely considered to be the most important novelist of the Victorian era. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author."

Title:A Child's Dream of a Star
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781409798583
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    A Child's Dream of a Star Reviews

  • Ahmed  Ejaz

    What an emotional read! I am soo emotional right now that I cannot describe.I didn't thought I would love anybody in short stories' world more than Guy de Maupassant. But I think Charles Dickens h...

  • Sadia Mansoor

    It is so beautifully written with such dreamy imagination, that it takes you to another world <3 The love, affection & companionship between the brother & sister is strongly portrayed in this story & ...

  • Annelisa

    I probably shouldn't have read this first thing in the morning, but you live and you learn. Short, beautifully written, and profoundly heartbreaking. Yet there lies a lovely message here about devotio...

  • Rod

    This is the sentimental(?) side of Dickens that sometimes leaves the reader asking, "So what exactly was that about?"...

  • Zainab

    " they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky; they wondered at the depth of the bright water ,they wondered at the goodness and the power of God "...

  • Amoon

    I never thought that I’d cry reading short stories, but I did reading this....

  • Sanntint

    It's a very lovely that describes the life and death with subtle thoughts of children starring in the sky !...

  • Donna

    I love this story! I read it many, many times as a child. Over the years, the Dickens' anthology was lost and I tried to find this story again. I remember feeling such empathy for the little boy and b...

  • K. Anna Kraft

    I have arranged my thoughts into a haiku as best as I could:"Lighting the way home,Life-long friends who cannot speakComfort how they can." ...

  • Bayan Ashoor

    I find it hard to describe my feelings toward this story...