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Mabel Lucie Attwell was one of the best-loved children’s illustrators of the last century and her warm, gentle illustrations for Alice in Wonderland will have the same effect on readers today as when they were first published in 1911. Alice is a pretty little girl with untidy red hair and inquisitive look. Colour plates and line drawings are both full of life and expression, and there’s none of the sentimentality that characterises Attwell’s work for younger children. This is a very handsome edition and will make a lovely Christmas gift. ~ Andrea Reece
Both this edition of Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan and Wendy are introduced by Webster Wickham, great-grandson of Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Lewis Carroll's Alice has been enchanting children for 150 years. Curious Alice, the bossy White Rabbit, the formidable Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter are among the best-loved, most iconic literary creations of all time.
Mabel Lucie Attwell's gentle illustrations and distinctive style have been the nursery staple of generations of children. Her illustrated edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was first published in 1911. As the original Alice publishers, Macmillan are proud to return Mabel Lucie Attwell's Alice in Wonderland to print in a beautiful hardback gift edition, featuring original full colour plates and line artwork.
Mabel Lucie Attwell’s iconic illustrated editions of Lewis Carroll and J. M. Barrie’s classic novels return to print as beautiful new gift hardbacks. Featuring full colour illustrations and end papers and ribbon markers these are collectors’ editions to be treasured.
To watch a wonderful 1921 film from the British Pathe archive of Mabel Lucie Attwell at work in her garden please visit: www.britishpathe.com/video/celebrities-at-home-miss-mabel-lucie-attwell
|Publication date:||6th October 2016|
|Illustrator:||Mabel Lucie Attwell|
|Publisher:||Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
|Topics:||Classic Fiction, Fantasy / Magical|
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