The classic story of a young boy who seeks his fortune on the streets of London. After Oliver Twist asks nasty Mr Bumble for more food, he has to flee the workhouse for the streets of London. Here he meets the Artful Dodger, who leads him to Fagin and his gang of pickpockets. When a thieving mission goes wrong, Oliver narrowly avoids prison and finds himself in the care of kind Mr Brownlow. But Fagin and the brutal Bill Sikes go in search of the young orphan, determined to drag him back . . .
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Book Description Puffin, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Unread copy in very good condition, some shelf wear. Fast, daily dispatch 2-4 days for delivery within UK. International orders may take up to 3-4 weeks. May2017. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000130938
Book Description Puffin Classics, London, 2010. Harback. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Blake, Peter (illustrator). Limited/Numbered. This is one of the 6 childrens titles issued by Puffin in a limited edition of 1000 copies to mark the 70th anniversary of Puffin Books. Each one is numbered and comes in its own pespex box. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000585