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Alice In Wonderland (Revised)

author: Lewis Carroll

Supporting Material: Available

ISBN 9789325962989
For Age Group 10 - 11 Years
Pages 76
Weight 0.174 Kg
Binding Paperback
Trim Size 6.25*9.5 inches
List Price 199.00

Alice is sitting with her sister when she spies a White Rabbit with a pocket watch. Fascinated by the sight, she follows the rabbit down a hole. Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland drops curious young Alice into an underground world where she shrinks to three inches and then suddenly grows to an amazing height. In Wonderland, Alice meets the White Rabbit, the Cheshire-Cat, the Blue Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, and ultimately the Queen of Hearts.

About Author

Lewis Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, in Daresbury, England, in 1832.

While still a boy, he wrote several verses and stories and invented games for children.

Carroll never married but enjoyed telling stories to his friends' children. In fact, Alice in Wonderland was first written for the amusement of Alice Liddel, daughter of the Dean at the college, where Carroll taught mathematics. The original text contained illustrations drawn by the author himself. The book was published in 1865.

Children were Dogson's inspiration, and the stories he spun were developed with the help of his little listeners.

The house where Lewis Carroll lived, a church has been built. However, it contains a memorial window showing Lewis Carroll and ';Alice' kneeling with the shepherds in the stable, at Bethlehem. In the panels below the main window are shown the immortal characters of the Duchess, the Dodo and the Mad Hatter. They are represented "as large as life and twice as natural".

About the Series

Salient Features

  • Selection of stories and writers conform to those recommended by various Boards and schools
  • Books have been adapted and abridged from authentic texts to make them suitable for various age groups
  • Careful grading of language and vocabulary make for simple,easy reading
  • Colourful, vibrant illustrations bring the stories alive in the reader's mind
  • Comprehension exercises at the end of each book are designed to make it a pleasurable activity, and can be easily used for grading by the teacher
  • An element of interest by way of extra information/web links on the movie and theatre adaptations of the books have been provided wherever appropriate, for further exploration
  • Ideal for libraries, gifts and home reading.

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