Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover)
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|A young girls adventures and sometime fanciful, bizarre, whimsical and terrifying encounters are presented in this richly illustrated edition of the famous classic for readers of all ages. *Author: Carroll, Lewis/ Lipchenko, Oleg (ILT) *Publication Date: 2009/11/10 *Number of Pages: 88 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Grade Level: 3-4 *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 8.75 *Height: 12.00|
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A young girl's adventures and sometime fanciful, bizarre, whimsical and terrifying encounters are presented in this richly illustrated edition of the famous classic for readers of all ages.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) was an Anglican deacon and a tutor in mathematics--his great love--at Oxford. All his life, he was fond of puzzles and word games, and he published several mathematical treatises. He was also an amateur photographer, specializing in portraits of children which, in the late 20th century, are considered somewhat ambiguous. His great works, ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1865) and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (1872) were written to amuse the daughters of a friend; Lewis Carroll himself, though he loved children, never produced any. Carroll's books are full of wonders, and are often quoted; perhaps the most famous quote is something the Red Queen says in THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: "Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"