CHARLES DICKENS February 7, 2024

English novelist author Charles Dickens began life on February 7, 1812.

He wrote famous books during the Victorian era like “Oliver Twist” and “A Christmas Carol.” He’s worth celebrating today on his birthday!

He loved reading books, especially adventurous stories like “The Arabian Nights.”

Sadly, when Dickens was young, his mother died in prison because of debts.

Dickens had to pay the debts and moved his family to live with a friend.

In 1832, Dickens got a job working in the House of Commons, thanks to his uncle.

Dickens married Catherine Thomson Hogarth in 1836, but they separated in 1858.