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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking-Glass - Illustrated by Milo Winter

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Lewis Caroll's two enduring works about the curious daydreamer, Alice is reprinted accompanied with Milo Winter's beauti... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Lewis Caroll's two enduring works about the curious daydreamer, Alice is reprinted accompanied with Milo Winter's beautifully imaginative and humourous colour plates and line drawings. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children. About the Author: Charles Dodgson (1832-1898) is best known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll. A polymath who is arguably best known as an author, but who also worked as a mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer, his most famous works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the sequel Alice Through the Looking-Glass. Dodgson was a prolific writer who contributed children's stories, mathematical theses and political pamphlets to a variety of magazines. About the Illustrator: Milo Winter (1888-1956) was an American illustrator of the Golden Age, who illustrated dozens of books throughout the 1910s, 20s and 30s and served as the art director of the Childcraft series. He was a master of animal drawings, which he could render anatomically accurate to the last detail.

Zusammenfassung
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' is the best known work of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832 - 1898) - better known by his pen name, 'Lewis Carroll'. Telling the tale of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by surreal and anthropomorphic creatures, the book was a huge commercial success on its initial publication in 1865. It was followed by its sequel, 'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There', in 1871. The books play at the heart of logical problems and literary nonsense - giving the narrative lasting popularity with adults and children alike. The story is accompanied by a series of dazzling, full-colour, Milo Winter illustrations. Winter (1888 - 1956), is best-loved for his animal drawings, and was among the artists working in the later stages of the 'Golden Age'. His work can be identified from its masterful accuracy, humorous touches, personality, and attention to detail. Winter produced artwork for such well-known tales as Aesop's Fables, Arabian Nights, Alice in Wonderland, and Gulliver's Tales. Presented alongside the text, his illustrations further refine and elucidate Lewis Carroll's captivating storytelling. This book, 'Alice in Wonderland - with Milo Winter illustrations' forms part of our 'Pook Press' imprint, celebrating the golden age of illustration in children's literature.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking-Glass - Illustrated by Milo Winter
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EAN: 9781447490180
ISBN: 978-1-4474-9018-0
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Read Books Ltd.
Genre: Sonstiges Kinder- und Jugenbücher
Anzahl Seiten: 272
Veröffentlichung: 13.07.2011
Jahr: 2013
Untertitel: Englisch