Comic Classics: Great Expectations (Comic Classics)

OLD books get NEW doodles – it’s the classics as you’ve never seen them before!

A hilarious new series that brings the classics to life with illustrations by Jack Noel. Perfect for fans of Tom Gates, Wimpy Kid and Dav Pilkey. And Charles Dickens.


Ten-year-old Pip gets the fright of his life when he meets an escaped convict in a spooky graveyard. And that’s just the beginning of an adventure that will lead him to a house full of secrets, a strange old lady and a journey to the big city to seek his fortune. But Pip is in for a BIG surprise …

Join Pip in a rip-roaring story of family secrets, scary grannies and a REALLY annoying big sister in COMIC CLASSICS: GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens and Jack Noel.

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A funny, thought-provoking treat, it’s the ideal way into [Dickens] (Imogen Russell Williams Guardian)

Buy a copy of Jack Noel’s retelling of Great Expectations before I set the dogs on you. Now, begone! (Philip Ardagh, Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author)

It is BRILLIANT! (Jenny Pearson, author of The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates)

Jack Noel’s brilliantly witty art perfectly complements Dickens’ Great Expectations, making this a fab KS2 text to sit alongside the classic. Brilliant for dyslexic kids who may struggle with Dickens’ prose … this book could bring a generation of kids to the classics (Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar, Sky Song and the Dreamsnatcher trilogy)

Jack Noel is a Jack of three trades: author, illustrator, designer, who works mainly on children’s books and is a co-host on the Down the Rabbit Hole children’s books podcast. Once upon a time Jack sent this tweet, and rest is history (history with doodles):

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