Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (with an Introduction by Chris Riddell)
Written by Lewis Carroll
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A book that’s chock full of great conversations between Alice and some extraordinary animals, ranging from the pipe-smoking caterpillar and the Mad Hatter, to the March Hare and the sneezing Duchess. For Chris Riddell, who has written the Introduction to this classic his favourite conversation is the one Alice has with a tearful Mock Turtle. But just as good as the conversations, he says, ‘are the original illustrations drawn by a famous political cartoonist, which bring the world of Wonderland vividly to life’. This terrific pocket size Puffin Classics edition there’s lots of additional material at the end of the book including an author profile, a guide to who’s who in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland plus many related activities to do beyond the book. An unabridged audio of this title is also available from Puffin.
From Philip Pullman: "Indispensable. The great classic beginning of English children's literature."
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (with an Introduction by Chris Riddell) by Lewis Carroll
On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatter's Tea Party, and plays croquet with the Queen! Lost in this fantasy land, Alice finds herself growing more and more curious by the minute.
Chic...The pretty face of Anna Bond's Alice looks continually astonished, and even in the scene where her neck grows freakishly serpentine, the heroine remains comely. Elegant and unthreatening, Ms. Bond's pictures abound with so many flowers and curling vines that Wonderland seems a much nicer place than perhaps we remembered. --Wall Street Journal
In this beautiful, oversized, hardcover anniversary edition--with the complete, unabridged text--readers will fall in love all over again with the classic tale of the girl who fell down the rabbit hole. Illustrator Anna Bond, of gift and stationery brand Rifle Paper Co., applies her stylish, whimsical touch and distinctive color palette to Alice and her friends, from the inviting jacket and the case-cover art beneath it to the original endpapers and the superb full-color interior illustrations, large and small. --Shelf Awareness
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28th February 2008
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