A dazzling anniversary edition of Lewis Carroll's classic story, illustrated by the award-winning Anthony Browne.
Lewis Carroll's classic story is wonderfully re-imagined by award-winning and internationally bestselling illustrator Anthony Browne, in a special anniversary edition. The story of Alice and her adventures in Wonderland has enthralled generations of children since it was first published in 1865. Lewis Carroll's timeless masterpiece, now 150 years old, is richly visual in its telling and in this beautiful anniversary edition, Anthony Browne's dazzling illustrations are perfectly paired with the surreal quality of Carroll's writing, making this a book to treasure.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll) was born in 1832. He was an ordained Deacon and an Oxford don. He was also a notable photographer, especially of children, with whom he had a remarkable rapport. It was for one child in particular, Alice Liddell, that the story of Alice was created. Carroll published a sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, in 1871. He died in 1898. Anthony Browne is one of the most celebrated author-illustrators working today. He was Children's Laureate from 2009 to 2011 and has won multiple awards, including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal twice, the Kurt Maschler Award three times and the much coveted Hans Christian Andersen Award. His outstanding work is loved and admired all around the world. He lives in Canterbury.