Puffin Classics - the world's favourite stories - relaunched with exciting new covers.
You never know where you'll find yourself in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll!
Join Alice in Wonderland, where nothing is quite as it seems.
On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a grinning cat and a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatter's Tea Party, and plays croquet with the Queen! Lost in this fantasy land, Alice finds herself growing more and more curious by the minute . . .
With a brilliant introduction by Chris Riddell, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is one of twenty much-loved classic stories relaunched with gorgeous new covers.
The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more..
Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-98), grew up in Cheshire in the village of Daresbury, the son of a parish priest. He was a brilliant mathematician, a skilled photographer and a meticulous letter and diary writer. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, inspired by Alice Liddell, the daughter of the Dean of Christ Church in Oxford, was published in 1865, followed by Through the Looking-Glass in 1871. He wrote numerous stories and poems for children including the nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark and fairy stories Sylvie and Bruno.
The Puffin Classics relaunch includes:
A Little Princess
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass
Anne of Green Gables
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Tales of the Greek Heroes
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of King Arthur
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Call of the Wild
The Jungle Book
The Secret Garden
The Wind in the Willows
The Wizard of Oz
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 115 g
Dimensions: 178 x 129 x 11 mm
"Publishers are having a creative field day with stunningly beautiful new covers-and lovely insides, too, in the case of Puffin's whimsical Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Rifle Paper Co.'s Anna Bond."-Entertainment Weekly
"Chic...The pretty face of Anna Bond's Alice looks continually astonished, and even in the scene where her neck grows freakishly serpentine, the heroine remains comely. Elegant and unthreatening, Ms. Bond's pictures abound with so many flowers and curling vines that Wonderland seems a much nicer place than perhaps we remembered."-Wall Street Journal
"150 years after Alice in Wonderland was published, Anna Bond, the creative director of stationer Rifle Paper Co., draws a whole new tea party in this deluxe hardcover edition."-New York Magazine's The Cut
"In this beautiful, oversized, hardcover anniversary edition-with the complete, unabridged text-readers will fall in love all over again with the classic tale of the girl who fell down the rabbit hole. Illustrator Anna Bond, of gift and stationery brand Rifle Paper Co., applies her stylish, whimsical touch and distinctive color palette to Alice and her friends, from the inviting jacket and the case-cover art beneath it to the original endpapers and the superb full-color interior illustrations, large and small." -Shelf Awareness
"This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Commemorate the occasion with a deluxe hardcover edition of the tale from Puffin Books, available Oct. 27. The new book is re-illustrated with vibrant, whimsical designs by Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co., for a one-of-a-kind look at Alice's imaginative journey."-American Profile
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Helen Oxenbury's illustrations capture the original spirit of Alice. She was always a warm, natural and curious child and this Alice looks the part to our modern eyes. My personal Alice collection is large, and... More
My favorite story from childhood, the pictures are beautiful in their own right and compliment the story perfectly and un Disneyfy the whole thing.
I was so excited when I saw the first glimpse of this edition. I collect copies of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and this has got to be one of my favourites yet - these V&A editions of childhood classics... More
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