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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection)

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He talks with her about her reflection in a mirror, leading to the sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, which sells even better. I doubt that a small child knows what it means for Alice to be talking to a blue caterpillar smoking a hookah pipe! Thunder Bay Thunder Bay Press brings information to life with highly visual reference books and interactive activity books and kits. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.

I enjoyed adventures in wonderland, through the looking glass, and a tangled tale but I feel the other story’s fell flat. Encyclopaedia Britannica's editors oversee subject areas in which they have extensive knowledge, whether from years of experience gained by working on that content or via study for an advanced degree. This book made me better understand why when people think Lewis Carroll, they think "drugged-out crazy dude. Their brother-sister relationship is so incredibly cute, even if it can come off as cloying on occasion. The Queen eventually commands Alice's beheading, but Alice scoffs that the Queen's guard is only a pack of cards.To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Evidently, this quote became so famous that it became an expression for asking for too much, as in "I suppose you want jam on that. Studio Fun Studio Fun International produces engaging and educational books and books-plus products for kids of all ages.

According to Wilfrid Scott-Giles, the rose motif in Alice alludes to the English Wars of the Roses: red roses symbolised the House of Lancaster, while white roses symbolise their rival House of York. It also employs scenes with Carroll, a young Alice Liddell, and an adult Alice Liddell, to frame the story. It is heavy, gorgeously illustrated and is just something you can see being handed down in generations as a favourite book or being a star component of your library. The musical was frequently revived during West End Christmas seasons during the four decades after its premiere, including a London production at the Globe Theatre in 1888, with Isa Bowman as Alice. We are experiencing delays with deliveries to many countries, but in most cases local services have now resumed.

Lewis Carroll fans worldwide will fall in love with this stunning hardcover gift edition complete with gorgeous foil cover detail, decorative endpapers, and a ribbon marker. Lewis Carroll tackled things like alcoholism, the importance of love for someone's overall health, God's judgement in temptation (is it judged based on the amount of resistance and self-control? Alice then meets a Gryphon and a Mock Turtle, who dance to the Lobster Quadrille while Alice recites (rather incorrectly) a poem. His firm, Macmillan Publishers, agreed to publish Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by sometime in 1864. After shrinking to an appropriate height, Alice arrives at the home of a Duchess, who owns a perpetually grinning Cheshire Cat.

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