This beautiful hardback Ladybird Classic edition of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a perfect first illustrated introduction to the classic story for younger readers.
It has been sensitively abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, whilst retaining all the best-loved parts of the Alice in Wonderland story, such as the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat. Beautiful full-colour illustrations throughout also help to bring all of these classic characters to life.
Other exciting titles in the Ladybird Classics series include Treasure Island, Black Beauty, The Secret Garden, Oliver Twist and Gulliver's Travels.
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.