February 7—today’s Charles Dickens’ birthday! Today is the 200th anniversary of his birth, born February 7, 1812.
Since we don’t have time today to read a whole book by Dickens, please join me in a little guessing game. Can you name the novel from which the following quotes, or characters, appear?
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”
“Barkis is willin”
The Artful Dodger
What stories about Dickens can you share?
(Answers to little quiz will appear on Dickens’ next birthday!)