A favourite chosen by Philip Pullman: "Indispensable. The great classic beginning of English children's literature."
For over one hundred years Carroll’s classic story of logic and lunacy has delighted young and old alike and many illustrators have turned their hand to the story and none so more impressively than Helen Oxenbury. Her interpretation of the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland is quite unsurpassed and depicts with warmth and humour all the characters within a contemporary spirit. Oxenbury’s vision of Wonderland is truly breathtaking.
A stunning new full-colour trade paperback edition of this children's classic. Join Alice as she travels through Wonderland and meets a host of bizarre characters including the White Rabbit and the March Hare. Featuring Sir John Tenniel's original illustrations coloured by Harry Theaker and Diz Wallis, this is a beautiful edition of the ever-popular story, which will delight a new generation of readers. Includes a specially commissioned foreword by one of our top children's writers.
|Publication date:||5th August 2005|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 3|
Lewis Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson on January 27, 1832, the eldest son and third of eleven children born to Frances Jane Lutwidge and the Reverend Charles Dodgson. Carroll had a happy childhood. His mother was patient and gentle, and his father, despite his religious duties, tutored all his children and raised them to be good people. Carroll frequently made up games and wrote stories and poems, some of which were similar to his later published works, for his seven sisters and three brothers. He was educated at Richmond School in Yorkshire, Rugby School and Christ Church, Oxford. Although his years ...More About Lewis Carroll