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Alice Through the Looking Glass

By Lewis Carroll, Tony Ross
Illustrated by Tony Ross

Follow Alice through the looking glass as she sets off on her second adventure in Tony Ross' brilliantly illustrated Wonderland.

"Oh, Kitty, if only we could get through into Looking-glass House!" A perfect companion to last year's celebratory 150th anniversary edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, once again we follow Alice's escapades with some of the most famous characters in literature, like Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, in a world where nothing is ever quite as it seems. Perfectly capturing the humour and nonsense of the original story, this edition is carefully abridged for younger readers and gloriously illustrated by world-famous author and illustrator Tony Ross.

  • Feature film of Through the Looking Glass starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska, directed by Tim Burton, released in the UK 27 May 2016
  • The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland featuring the Jabberwocky, Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, and the Walrus and the Carpenter
  • Tony Ross has carefully edited Lewis Carroll's classic story so that this abridged tale is faithful to the original, fresh and fun. He discusses his inspiration in an introduction to the book.

About the author

Tony Ross (Author, Illustrator) Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams’ best-selling children’s books. Tony’s books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole’s Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the best-selling illustrator in the UK for three years in a row, and he is the UK’s libraries' most-borrwed illustrator. He lives in Rutland. Lewis Carroll (Author) Lewis Carroll's real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He was born on 27th January 1832 at Daresbury in Cheshire. He studied at Christ Church, Oxford University and later became a mathematics lecturer there. He wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1872) for the daughters of the Dean of Christ Church. He was very fond of puzzles and some readers have found mathematical jokes and codes hidden in his Alice books. His other works include Phantasmagoria and Other Poems (1869), The Hunting of the Snark (1876), Rhyme? And Reason? (1882), The Game of Logic (1887) and Sylvie and Bruno (1889, 1893). Dodgson was also an influential photographer. He died on 14th January 1898.

ISBN: 9781783444120
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: June 17, 2016
Dimensions: 197 x 264mm, 116pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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