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The timeless sequel to the Kate Greenaway Medal and Kurt Maschler Award-winning "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". For over a century, Lewis Carroll's classic stories of logic and lunacy have inspired delight in young and old alike. Continuing Alice's adventures, "Alice Through the Looking-Glass" sees her 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?;"An Alice for the new millennium, this book is a triumph of design and rare quality." The Guardian on "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland";Helen Oxenbury's Alice is a child of today - modern, personable, spirited!
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Helen Oxenbury s ALICE S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND set a new standard for contemporary editions of Lewis Carroll s beloved classic. And now she has illustrated its companion, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS, with equal intimacy, warmth, and charm. Here again is Alice, dressed in her bright blue jumper and ready for adventure like any modern child. All it takes is a bit of curiosity about the room reversed in the mirror and suddenly Alice is in the Looking-Glass world with all manner of comical and magical characters -Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the lion and the unicorn, and a whole game board of chess pieces come to life. On page after page, Helen Oxenbury s incomparable line drawings, sepia illustrations, and full-color paintings give today s children their own utterly accessible view into Lewis Carroll s timeless nonsense.About the Author:
Lewis Carroll (1832 - 98), whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, was an ordained deacon, an Oxford don, and the world-famous author of the two children's classics about Alice and her wonderful adventures. Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of our time. Among her countless books for children are the award-winning "Farmer Duck" and "We're Going on a Bear Hunt". She lives in north London.
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