Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland PDF

By Lewis Carroll

ISBN-10: 0763620491

ISBN-13: 9780763620493

The Kate Greenaway Medal winner--now in paperback! Welcome again to a Wonderland that's as astonishingly new because it is joyously common. Helen Oxenbury, one of many world’s so much acclaimed illustrators, brings her detailed model of magic to the Lewis Carroll vintage in a good-looking quantity boasting extra illustrations than the other version - referred to as a "masterpiece" by way of mom and dad’ selection. Her Wonderland is exuberant, modern, and lovingly created, with the entire heat, intensity of emotion, humor, and acute observations of individuals and animals for which the artist’s paintings is so very popular. a chic, textured hide with flaps makes this a gorgeous present e-book. "Oxenbury applies her finely honed intuition for a child’s standpoint to create an Alice available to every age. . . . an awesome first advent to a lifelong favourite read." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred evaluation)

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Then you keep moving round, I suppose ? ” said Alice. ” “ But what happens when you come to the beginning again ? ” Alice ventured to ask. “ Suppose we change the subject,” the March Hare interrupted, yawning. “ I’m getting tired of this. ” — 63 — “ I’m afraid I don’t know one,” said Alice, rather alarmed at the proposal. “ Then the Dormouse shall ! ” they both cried. “Wake up, Dormouse ! ” And they pinched it on both sides at once. The Dormouse slowly opened its eyes. ” “ Tell us a story !

Bill’s got to go down—Here, Bill ! The master says you’ve got to go down the chimney ! ” “ Oh ! So Bill’s got to come down the chimney, has he ? ” said Alice to herself. “Why, they seem to put everything upon Bill ! I wouldn’t be in Bill’s place for a good deal : this fireplace is narrow, to be sure ; but I think I can kick a little ! ” She drew her foot as far down the chimney as she could, and waited till she heard a little animal (she couldn’t guess of what sort it was) scratching and scrambling about in the chimney close above her : then, saying to herself “ This is Bill”, she gave one sharp kick, and waited to see what would happen next.

Said the Footman. ” It was, no doubt : only Alice did not like to be told so. “ It’s really dreadful,” she muttered to herself, “ the way all the creatures argue. It’s enough to drive one crazy ! ” The Footman seemed to think this a good opportunity for repeating his remark, with variations. ” “ But what am I to do ? ” said Alice. “Anything you like,” said the Footman, and began whistling. “ Oh, there’s no use in talking to him,” said Alice desperately : “ he’s perfectly idiotic ! ” And she opened the door and went in.

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