Download e-book for iPad: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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 conventional. Helen Oxenbury, one of many world’s so much acclaimed illustrators, brings her certain 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" by means of 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 popular. a sublime, textured hide with flaps makes this a stunning present publication. "Oxenbury applies her finely honed intuition for a child’s point of view to create an Alice obtainable to every age. . . . an amazing first creation to a lifelong favourite read." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred evaluation)

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She had not gone much farther before she came in sight of the house of the March Hare : she thought it must be the right house, because the chimneys were shaped like ears and the roof was thatched with fur. It was so large a house, that she did not like to go nearer till she had nibbled some more of the left-hand bit of mushroom, and raised herself to about two feet high : even then she walked up towards it rather timidly, saying to herself “ Suppose it should be raving mad after all ! I almost wish I’d gone to see the Hatter instead !

So Bill’s got to come down the chimney, has he ? ” said Alice to herself. “Why, they seem to put everything upon Bill ! I wouldn’t be in Bill’s place for a good deal : this fireplace is narrow, to be sure ; but I think I can kick a little ! ” She drew her foot as far down the chimney as she could, and waited till she heard a little animal (she couldn’t guess of what sort it was) scratching and scrambling about in the chimney close above her : then, saying to herself “ This is Bill”, she gave one sharp kick, and waited to see what would happen next.

How am I to get in ? ” she repeated, aloud. “ I shall sit here,” the Footman remarked, “ till to-morrow——” At this moment the door of the house opened, and a large plate came skimming out, straight at the Footman’s head : it just grazed — 50 — his nose, and broke to pieces against one of the trees behind him. “ ——or next day, maybe,” the Footman continued in the same tone, exactly as if nothing had happened. “ How am I to get in ? ” asked Alice again, in a louder tone. “ Are you to get in at all ?

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