Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover)
Spring 2010 Kids' Next List
“This illustration-driven edition of the classic tale appeals to booklovers of all ages. The perspective and design provide a satisfying experience for both the reader and the collector.”
— Camille DeBoer, Pooh's Corner, Grand Rapids, MI
The classic tale of that ever-curious little girl who tumbled down a rabbit hole into Wonderland has enchanted readers for nearly 140 years. Today, Alice and the eccentric creatures that she meets-the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter-continue to be among the most-loved characters in all literature. This deluxe facsimile of a rare edition, illustrated by beloved artist Arthur Rackham, is a sumptuous celebration of this timeless story. Painted with the dreamlike watercolors and subtle detail that brought Rackham international fame, the book's thirteen elegant full-color plates and fourteen black-and-white drawings make this a delightful keepsake for readers of all ages.
About the Author
Lewis Carroll is the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898). He is best known for his two Alice books, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, and The Hunting of the Snark.
Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was one of the most respected and popular artists of children's literature in the twentieth century. He has contributed to over 50 titles, including Grimm's Fairy Tales, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, and Rip Van Winkle, the bo