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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Oxford Children's Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

In these beloved works by Lewis Carroll, a young girl named Alice finds fantastical adventures down a rabbit hole and through a mirror, encountering a variety of wonderfully eccentric creatures. Strikingly unique for their time, Carroll's enchanting stories not only incite our imaginations, but also deliver a brilliant parody of Victorian children's literature.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

- A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information

- A chronology of the author's life and work

- A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context

- An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations

- Detailed explanatory notes

- Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work

- Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction

- A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Simon & Schuster Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

Synopsis:

Join Alice as she heads down the rabbit-hole and into Wonderland, a world of mad tea parties and disappearing cats. Then continue as she journeys through the looking-glass to a place of strange logic and magical chess pieces. Alice never knows what will happen next . . . and neither will you!

About the Series:

Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.

About the Author

Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192792631
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Subject:
Classics
Author:
Carroll, Lewis
Subject:
Young Adult Books | Literature
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20110915
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
5.3 x 7.4 x 0.7 in 0.725 lb

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Oxford Children's Classics)
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"Synopsis" by , Join Alice as she heads down the rabbit-hole and into Wonderland, a world of mad tea parties and disappearing cats. Then continue as she journeys through the looking-glass to a place of strange logic and magical chess pieces. Alice never knows what will happen next . . . and neither will you!

About the Series:

Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.

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