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The Cricket on the Hearth
  

The Cricket on the Hearth (Hardback)

By DICKENS

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John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his young wife Dot, their baby boy and their nanny Tilly Slowboy. A cricket chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family. One day a mysterious elderly stranger comes to visit and takes up lodging at Peerybingle's house fo... read full description below.

ISBN 9781388778156
Barcode 9781388778156
Published 24 April 2018
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781388778156
ISBN-10 1388778157
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Blurb
Publication Date 24 April 2018
International Publication Date 9 January 2019
Publication Country
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DICKENS
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 114
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 322g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

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John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his young wife Dot, their baby boy and their nanny Tilly Slowboy. A cricket chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family. One day a mysterious elderly stranger comes to visit and takes up lodging at Peerybingle's house for a few days. The life of the Peerybingles intersects with that of Caleb Plummer, a poor toymaker employed by the miser Mr. Tackleton. Caleb has a blind daughter Bertha, and a son Edward, who travelled to South America and is thought to be dead.

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