Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass: An Illustrated Classic

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass: An Illustrated Classic

Hardcover(Illustrate)

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Overview

They're all mad for this book in Wonderland!

Follow the White Rabbit through this classic tale in the magical world of Wonderland. Take tea with the Mad Hatter and March Hare, follow a game of croquet between Alice and the Queen of Hearts, and enjoy an adventure of logic that will entertain mature minds as much as the color illustrations will entertain young ones. The cloth-bound cover with a full-color illustrated plate and beautiful foil stamping will ensure Lewis Carroll's most famous work will be a treasured title even after they figure out who stole the tarts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684120369
Publisher: Canterbury Classics
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Series: Illustrated Classic Series
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 200,773
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and a photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky," all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy.

Sir John Tenniel (1820–1914) was a British illustrator, graphic humourist and political cartoonist whose work was prominent during the second half of England’s 19th century. Tenniel is considered important to the study of that period’s social, literary, and art histories. He was knighted by Queen Victoria for his artistic achievements in 1893.

Tenniel is most noted for two major accomplishments: he was the principal political cartoonist for England’s Punch magazine for over 50 years, and he was the artist who illustrated Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

Date of Birth:

January 27, 1832

Date of Death:

January 14, 1898

Place of Birth:

Daresbury, Cheshire, England

Place of Death:

Guildford, Surrey, England

Education:

Richmond School, Christ Church College, Oxford University, B.A., 1854; M.A., 1857

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