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Written by Lewis Carroll
Illustrated by Emma Chichester ClarkWrite A Review
Lewis Carroll's enduring classic tale, which has enchanted readers of all ages for more than a hundred years, is brought alive for a new generation in this exquisite picture book by the highly-regarded illustrator Emma Chichester Clark. She has carefully retold the story of Alice Through the Looking Glass as a sequel to her interpretation of Alice in Wonderland bringing Lewis Carroll's story alive through both text and illustration. Step through the looking glass into a topsy-turvy, magical world. A luxurious Gift Book that no child's library should be without!
Alice walks through a mirror straight into the back-to-front Looking-glass Kingdom. There she meets a collection of even 'curiouser' characters than before; the walrus and the carpenter, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, the White Knight and the Red Queen, to name but a few. But nothing is quite what it seems...
Praise for 'Alice in Wonderland':
This is a real Alice for the present day, but nonetheless one it is easy to image living the extraordinary adventure Lewis Carroll wrote for her. Quentin Blake
Emma Chichester Clark's intelligent update of Alice in Wonderland makes it more accessible and less frightening than Lewis Carroll's original, complete with John Tenniel's dark, prickly Victorian pictures. Girls of 5+ should enjoy it. Amanda Craig, The Times
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||5th June 2014|
|Illustrator:||Emma Chichester Clark|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
|Other Categories:||Alice 150th|
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
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