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Alice Through the Looking-Glass

By Lewis Carroll
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

A classic much-loved tale is vividly brought to life in the beautiful illustrations of the award-winning artist Helen Oxenbury.

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? Delightfully illustrated for a new generation by the award-winning Helen Oxenbury.

  • "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!

About the author

Lewis Carroll was born on 27 January 1832. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and went on to become a a mathematical lecturer there from 1855 to 1881. Lewis Carroll's most famous works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (published in 1865) and the sequel Alice Through the Looking-Glass, which contained the nonsense poem classic The Jabberwocky (published in 1872). He died of bronchitis on 14 July 1898.

About the illustrator

Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll; Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies.

ISBN: 9781406318265
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2008
Dimensions: 195 x 235mm, 224pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $31.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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