The Magic Fishbone by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1868
The Magic Fishbone Synopsis
The Magic Fishbone is a children's book by English author Charles Dickens in 1867. This piece was initially printed in a US-based publication for kids, and later on, it was republished in a British magazine known as "All the Year Round." Dickens pretended this tale was composed by a young child, Miss Alice Rainbird, during the holidays.
Once upon a time, there was a Kingdom. One of the king's children is Princess Alicia, the eldest of 19 children. One day, a good fairy called Fairy Grandmarina gave Princess Alicia a magic fishbone. The fishbone can grant Alicia one wish, but only if she wishes for it at the right time. Alicia contemplates using the magic fishbone as she faces several incidents while caring for her sick mother. Among them is when her young brother suffers a severe bite from the grumpy dog next door. There are accidents where Alicia could have used the magic fishbone, but Alicia manages to take care of them all due to her kindred nature.
About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most famous authors in literary history. Millions of people worldwide have read his works, and his impact on literature is undeniable. Born in 1812, Charles Dickens published his first book, The Pickwick Papers, when he was only 24 years old. After that, Dickens wrote some of the most influential novels and short stories, including Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, and Great Expectations.
Throughout his career, Dickens created many memorable characters who have become iconic figures, such as Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol and Miss Havisham from Great Expectations. He also wrote about social injustices like poverty and corruption, making him a famous author among those looking for reform in 19th-century England. Find out more about Charles Dickens at sevenov.com.