Synopses & Reviews
The classic tale of that ever-curious little girl who tumbled down a rabbit hole into Wonderland has enchanted readers for nearly 140 years. Today, Alice and the eccentric creatures that she meets-the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter-continue to be among the most-loved characters in all literature. This deluxe facsimile of a rare edition, illustrated by beloved artist Arthur Rackham, is a sumptuous celebration of this timeless story. Painted with the dreamlike watercolors and subtle detail that brought Rackham international fame, the book's thirteen elegant full-color plates and fourteen black-and-white drawings make this a delightful keepsake for readers of all ages.
Every child knows the story of a little girl who falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters. This exquisite volume includes timeless artwork from famous 19th- and 20th-century children's book illustrators, such as Arthur Rackham, Margaret Tarrant and John Tenniel. Illustrations.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is one of the most celebrated children's books of all time. Since its publication in 1865 most editions of the beloved tale have featured the work of a single artist. Chronicle Books is proud to present this Classic Illustrated Edition with a unique vision: Lewis Carroll's original story of little Alice's tumble down a rabbit hole is brought to life by a wondrous collection of vintage illustrations gathered from the late 19th and early 20th century editions of the book. This exquisite gallery of antique images makes for a truly magical journey to Wonderland that will appeal to children's book lovers of all ages.
This edition of Carroll's beloved story is filled with illustrations from famous 19th and 20th century artists, such as John Tenniel, the original illustrator for "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", and others who set the magical scenes described in Carroll's words into timeless artwork.
About the Author
Lewis Carroll is the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898). He is best known for his two Alice books, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, and The Hunting of the Snark.
Cooper Edens is an author and illustrator who lives in Seattle, Washington. His other books include The Night Before Christmas (0-8118-1712-1), The Glorious Christmas Songbook (0-8118-2204-4), and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (0-8118-2274-5), all publi