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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Author: Lewis Carroll; Anthony Browne
$17.99(AUD)  inc GST
Description
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis CarrollAlice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. Its narrative course and structure, characters and imagery have been enormously influential in both popular culture and literature, especially in the fantasy genre.
Reviews

Dazzling and inventive Bookseller A visual delight. His style perfectly suits the other-wordly adventures. angels urchins A dazzling anniversary edition... This is the ultimate fantastical read. -- Woking Advertiser Woking Advertiser A dazzling anniversary edition of Lewis Carroll's classic story, illustrated by the award-winning Anthony Browne. Now 150 years old, this timeless, masterpiece is richly visual in its telling and in this edition, Browne's bold illustrations are perfectly paired with the surreal quality of Carroll's writing making this a book to treasure for all ages. -- Aldershot News and Mail Aldershot News and Mail A surreal trip down the rabbit hole. -- The Simple Things The Simple Things Few have managed to reimagine the world of the original as successfully or as beautifully, as Anthony Browne. -- Robert Dunbar Irish Times Anthony Browne's dazzling illustrations are perfectly paired with the surreal quality of Carroll's writing, making this a book to treasure. -- Green Parent Green Parent Alice's adventures continue courtesy of the genius of former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne [...] Browne's full colour illustrations actually manage to heighten the surreal world Alice inhabits. -- Independent Bookshop Week supplement The Guardian Award-winning Anthony Browne, a former Children's Laureate, adds some fresh touches to the classic story of Alice, the little girl finds herself in the middle of the most amazing new adventure when she falls down a rabbit hole. Anthony Browne's fabulous illustrations bring alive the much-loved characters of the White Rabbit, the Red Queen, the Mad Hatter and many more. In brilliant colours and richly imagined scenes he shows off the freshness of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece. Love Reading 4 Kids

Author description

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll) was born in 1832. He was an ordained Deacon and an Oxford don. He was also a notable photographer, especially of children, with whom he had a remarkable rapport. It was for one child in particular, Alice Liddell, that the story of Alice was created. Carroll published a sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, in 1871. He died in 1898.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781406370706
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : September 2016
  • : 280mm X 190mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 128
  • : Lewis Carroll; Anthony Browne
  • : Paperback
  • : 916
  • : Anthony Browne
  • : 823.8