Oliver Twist is the classic tale of a poor orphan boy who runs away from an abusive master, only to fall in with thieves and robbers on the cruel streets of 19th-century London. Eventually Oliver discovers the truth about his past, and finds a true home. Adapted by Maggie Pearson from the original novel by Charles Dickens. A series of adaptations of well-known stories, designed to introduce young readers to the classics. Divided into short chapters and illustrated with modern black and white artwork, each title will offer the reader an accessible and exciting read.