EasterGroceryClothing, Shoes & AccessoriesHomeFurnitureKitchen & DiningOutdoor Living & GardenElectronicsVideo GamesToysMovies, Music & BooksSports & OutdoorsBabyBeautyPersonal CareHealthPetsHousehold EssentialsSchool & Office SuppliesArts, Crafts & SewingParty SuppliesLuggageTarget OpticalClearanceGift IdeasCharacter ShopGift CardsBlack-Owned or Founded Brands at TargetTarget New ArrivalsTarget Finds#TargetStyleCelebrate Black History MonthBlack Beyond MeasureMás QuePride 365Women-Owned Brands at TargetAsian-Owned Brands at TargetTop DealsTarget Circle OffersWeekly AdShop Order PickupShop Same Day DeliveryRegistryRedCardTarget CircleFind Stores

Sponsored

Les Misérables - by Marcia Williams (Hardcover)

Les Misérables - by  Marcia Williams (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1
Les Misérables - by  Marcia Williams (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1
$15.19 when purchased online

About this item

Description



About the Book



"Travel back to nineteenth-century France with ex-convict Jean Valjean as he tries to put his criminal past behind him and his fate intertwines with the ruthless Inspector Javert, determined to put Valjean back behind bars; the poor factory worker Fantine, whose struggle to provide for her child leads to her death; her orphaned daughter, Cosette, whom Valjean saves from poverty and neglect; and Cosette's besotted suitor, Marius. As a revolution sweeps through Paris, can Valjean elude Javert and secure a happy life for Cosette before all is lost"--



Book Synopsis



Victor Hugo's epic masterpiece is retold and illustrated by Marcia Williams in her signature comic-book style.

Travel back to nineteenth-century France with ex-convict Jean Valjean as he tries to put his criminal past behind him and his fate intertwines with the ruthless Inspector Javert, determined to put Valjean back behind bars; the poor factory worker Fantine, whose struggle to provide for her child leads to her death; her orphaned daughter, Cosette, whom Valjean saves from poverty and neglect; and Cosette's besotted suitor, Marius. As a revolution sweeps through Paris, can Valjean elude Javert and secure a happy life for Cosette before all is lost? Follow their story in Marcia Williams's entertaining and easily digestible retelling for young readers.



Review Quotes




Lively, fluidly drawn watercolors.
--Kirkus Reviews

The wealth of [Williams's] imagination brings the tale to life for readers who may already have encountered the story in the form of the musical or its soundtrack.
--Publishers Weekly

Children who are daunted by the length of Hugo's masterpiece may find this brief introduction to the story more palatable.
--School Library Journal

A good introduction to the classic tale for middle-grade readers.
--Booklist

A highly entertaining, easily accessible adaptation to the epic masterpiece by Victor Hugo, this selection excels in every regard.
--from Kendal Rautzhan



About the Author



Marcia Williams has written and illustrated many books and retold a number of classics in her warm, accessible comic-strip style. She lives in London.
Dimensions (Overall): 10.8 Inches (H) x 8.8 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.15 Pounds
Suggested Age: 8-12 Years
Sub-Genre: Classics
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Number of Pages: 64
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Format: Hardcover
Author: Marcia Williams
Language: English
Street Date: February 24, 2015
TCIN: 16646222
UPC: 9780763674762
Item Number (DPCI): 247-38-0814
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 8.8 inches width x 10.8 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.15 pounds
We regret that this item cannot be shipped to PO Boxes.
This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: United States Minor Outlying Islands, American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), Puerto Rico (see also separate entry under PR), Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S., APO/FPO, Guam (see also separate entry under GU)

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Get top deals, latest trends, and more.

Privacy policy

Footer

About Us

About TargetCareersNews & BlogTarget BrandsBullseye ShopSustainability & GovernancePress CenterAdvertise with UsInvestorsAffiliates & PartnersSuppliersTargetPlus

Help

Target HelpReturnsTrack OrdersRecallsContact UsFeedbackAccessibilitySecurity & FraudTeam Member Services

Stores

Find a StoreClinicPharmacyOpticalMore In-Store Services

Services

Target Circle™Target Circle™ CardTarget Circle 360™Target AppRegistrySame Day DeliveryOrder PickupDrive UpFree 2-Day ShippingShipping & DeliveryMore Services
PinterestFacebookInstagramXYoutubeTiktokTermsCA Supply ChainPrivacyCA Privacy RightsYour Privacy ChoicesInterest Based Ads