Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

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Puffin Classics – the worlds favourite stories – relaunched with exciting new covers. You never know where youll find yourself in Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll! Join Alice in Wonderland, where nothing is quite as it seems. On an ordinary summers afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a grinning cat and a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatters Tea Party, and plays croquet with the Queen! Lost in this fantasy land, Alice finds herself growing more and more curious by the minute . . . With a brilliant introduction by Chris Riddell, Alices Adventures in Wonderland is one of twenty much-loved classic stories relaunched with gorgeous new covers. The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to whos who, activities and more.. Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-98), grew up in Cheshire in the village of Daresbury, the son of a parish priest. He was a brilliant mathematician, a skilled photographer and a meticulous letter and diary writer. Alices Adventures in Wonderland, inspired by Alice Liddell, the daughter of the Dean of Christ Church in Oxford, was published in 1865, followed by Through the Looking-Glass in 1871. He wrote numerous stories and poems for children including the nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark and fairy stories Sylvie and Bruno. The Puffin Classics relaunch includes: A Little Princess Alices Adventures in Wonderland Alices Adventures Through the Looking Glass Anne of Green Gables Black Beauty Hans Andersens Fairy Tales Heidi Journey to the Centre of the Earth Little Women Peter Pan Tales of the Greek Heroes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of King Arthur The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Call of the Wild The Jungle Book The Odyssey The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wizard of Oz Treasure Island

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Published

Date Published

06/03/2008