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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 well-known. Helen Oxenbury, one of many world’s so much acclaimed illustrators, brings her specified 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" via mom and dad’ selection. Her Wonderland is exuberant, modern, and lovingly created, with all of the heat, intensity of emotion, humor, and acute observations of individuals and animals for which the artist’s paintings is so very hot. a sublime, textured hide with flaps makes this a stunning present ebook. "Oxenbury applies her finely honed intuition for a child’s viewpoint to create an Alice available to every age. . . . a great first advent to a lifelong favourite read." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred evaluate)

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It sounded an excellent plan, no doubt, and very neatly and simply arranged : the only difficulty was, that she had not the smallest idea how to set about it ; and, while she was peering about anxiously among the trees, a little sharp bark just over her head made her look up in a great hurry. An enormous puppy was looking down at her with large round eyes, and feebly stretching out one paw, trying to touch her. “ Poor little thing ! ” said Alice, in a coaxing tone, and she tried hard to whistle to it ; but she was terribly frightened all the time at the thought that it might be hungry, in which case it would be very likely to eat her up in spite of all her coaxing.

Call it what you like,” said the Cat. “ Do you play croquet with the Queen to-day ? ” “You’ll see me there,” said the Cat, and vanished. Alice was not much surprised at this, she was getting so well used to queer things happening. While she was still looking at the place where it had been, it suddenly appeared again. “ By-the-bye, what became of the baby ? ” said the Cat. ” “ It turned into a pig,” Alice answered very quietly, just as if the Cat had come back in a natural way. “ I thought it would,” said the Cat, and vanished again.

I don’t know,” said the Caterpillar. Alice said nothing : she had never been so much contradicted in all her life before, and she felt that she was losing her temper. “Are you content now ? ” said the Caterpillar. ” “ It is a very good height indeed ! ” said the Caterpillar angrily, rearing itself upright as it spoke (it was exactly three inches high). “ But I’m not used to it ! ” pleaded poor Alice in a piteous tone. And she thought to herself “ I wish the creatures wouldn’t be so easily offended !

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