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Alice's adventures in Wonderland ; and, Through the looking-glass and What Alice found there
Publication Information:
New York : Penguin Classics, 2009.
Physical Description:
lxxx, 356 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series title(s):
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Further reading -- A note on the text -- A note on Tenniel -- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland : Down the rabbit-hole -- The pool of tears -- A caucus-race and a long tale -- The rabbit sends in a little bill -- Advice from a caterpillar -- Pig and pepper -- A mad tea-party -- The queen's croquet-ground -- The mock turtle's story -- The lobster quadrille -- Who stole the tarts? -- Alice's evidence -- Through the looking glass, and What Alice found there : Looking-glass house ; The garden of live flowers -- Looking-glass insects -- Tweeledum and Tweedledee -- Wool and water -- Humpty Dumpty -- The lion and the unicorn -- "It's my own invention" -- Queen Alice -- Shaking -- Waking -- Which dreamed it? -- Introduction : Alice's adventures under ground -- Alice's adventures under ground -- "Alice" on the stage -- Notes to Alice's adventures in Wonderland -- Notes to Through the looking-glass -- Appendix I: Preface to the eighty-sixth thousand 6/- edition of Alice's adventures in Wonderland. -- Appendix II: Preface to the sixty-first thousand edition of Through the looking-glass.
When Alice follows a strange rabbit down a rabbit hole and passes through a looking glass, she experiences curious sensations and encounters the Mad Hatter, the fiendish Queen of Hearts, and many other odd characters.
Added Title:
Alice's adventures in Wonderland.

Through the looking-glass and What Alice found there.


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Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

'I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Dodgson, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell. In the magical world of Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom, order is turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig; time is abandoned at a tea-party; and a chaotic game of chess makes a 7-year-old a Queen.

Author Notes

Charles Luthwidge Dodgson was born in Daresbury, England on January 27, 1832. He became a minister of the Church of England and a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford. He was the author, under his own name, of An Elementary Treatise on Determinants, Symbolic Logic, and other scholarly treatises.

He is better known by his pen name of Lewis Carroll. Using this name, he wrote Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. He was also a pioneering photographer, and he took many pictures of young children, especially girls, with whom he seemed to empathize. He died on January 14, 1898.

(Bowker Author Biography)