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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


Mega Sale! Save 30% on the Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Brand: Candlewick at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. ''Oxenbury applies her finely honed instinct for a child’s perspective to create an Alice accessible to all ages. . . . An ideal first introduction to a lifelong favorite read.'' — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)Welcome back to a Wonderland that is as astonishingly new as it is joyously familiar. Helen Oxenbury, one of the world’s most acclaimed illustrators, brings her special brand of magic to the Lewis Carroll classic in a handsome volume boasting more illustrations than any other


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"Oxenbury applies her finely honed instinct for a child’s perspective to create an Alice accessible to all ages. . . . An ideal first introduction to a lifelong favorite read." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)Welcome back to a Wonderland that is as astonishingly new as it is joyously familiar. Helen Oxenbury, one of the world’s most acclaimed illustrators, brings her special brand of magic to the Lewis Carroll classic in a handsome volume boasting more illustrations than any other edition - called a "masterpiece" by Parents’ Choice. Her Wonderland is exuberant, contemporary, and lovingly created, with all the warmth, depth of emotion, humor, and acute observations of people and animals for which the artist’s work is so highly regarded. An elegant, textured cover with flaps makes this a beautiful gift book. Source of legend and lyric, reference and conjecture, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is for most children pure pleasure in prose. While adults try to decipher Lewis Carroll's putative use of complex mathematical codes in the text, or debate his alleged use of opium, young readers simply dive with Alice through the rabbit hole, pursuing "The dream-child moving through a land / Of wonders wild and new." There they encounter the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts, the Mock Turtle, and the Mad Hatter, among a multitude of other characters--extinct, fantastical, and commonplace creatures. Alice journeys through this Wonderland, trying to fathom the meaning of her strange experiences. But they turn out to be "curiouser and curiouser," seemingly without moral or sense. For more than 130 years, children have reveled in the delightfully non-moralistic, non-educational virtues of this classic. In fact, at every turn, Alice's new companions scoff at her traditional education. The Mock Turtle, for example, remarks that he took the "regular course" in school: Reeling, Writhing, and branches of Arithmetic-Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision. Carroll believed John Tenniel's illustrations were as important as his text. Naturally, Carroll's instincts were good; the masterful drawings are inextricably tied to the well-loved story. (All ages) --Emilie Coulter

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Manufacturer:Candlewick
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Publisher:Candlewick
Studio:Candlewick
UPC:732483000498
EAN:9780763620493
Item Weight:1.7 pounds
Item Size:0.73 x 9.25 x 9.25 inches
Package Weight:1.92 pounds
Package Size:7.74 x 1.01 x 1.01 inches

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