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A favourite book chosen by Philip Pullman, along with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: "Indispensable. The great classic beginning of English children's literature".
Stepping through the Looking Glass, Alice enters a second wonderful adventure. Here she meets the White Queen and the scarily loud Red Queen, the famous twins Tweedledum and Tweedledee and the tearful Walrus and the Carpenter. Helen Oxenbury’s illustrations capture the madness and magic of this classic, which is beautifully published as one of Walker’s Classic titles.
This title is part of the Walker Illustrated Classics, a series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good.
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Alice walking through a mirror into a topsy-turvy world. There she meets a host of bizarre characters, including Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty and the Red Queen. But is it all a dream?
"Oxenbury... again brings the absurdities, eccentricities and spirited satire of Carroll's classic thrillingly to life." - The Guardian
"If you have been waiting to buy a great version of the story for your growing reader, this is the one to get." - Junior
|Publication date:||1st June 2009|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
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