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Mabel Lucie Attwell's Alice in Wonderland

Written by Lewis Carroll

Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell

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Mabel Lucie Attwell's Alice in Wonderland Review

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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.


Mabel Lucie Attwell's Alice in Wonderland Synopsis

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.

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ISBN: 9781509830336
Publication date: 06/10/2016
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781509830336
Publication date: 6th October 2016
Author: Lewis Carroll
Illustrator: Mabel Lucie Attwell
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction, Fantasy / Magical, Gift Books
Recommendations: eBooks
Collections: Free Books to Enjoy,
Other Categories: Free Books for 7+ readers, Free Books for 9+ readers

About Lewis Carroll

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 ...

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