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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By Lewis Carroll
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

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For over a hundred years, Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll's classic story of logic and lunacy has delighted young and old alike. More abundantly illustrated than previous editions, this award-winning interpretation is full of warmth and humour. The whole approach is contemporary and accessible: Alice herself is a child of today – casually dressed, personable, spirited. In Helen Oxenbury's hands, the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland is a wondrous place indeed!

  • Winner of the 1999 Kate Greenaway Medal.
  • "An Alice for the new millennium, this book is a triumph of design and rare quality." The Guardian.
  • "Simply one to own." The Times.

About the author

Lewis Carroll was born on 27 January 1832. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and went on to become a mathematics 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 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.

Awards

1999: Kate Greenaway Medal

Kate Greenaway Medal - Winner

1999: Kurt Maschler Award

Kurt Maschler Award - Winner

ISBN: 9781406316230
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 1, 2009
Dimensions: 180 x 210mm, 208pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $31.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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