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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
has delighted children and adults the world over for more than 100 years. Now, in an exqisite new edition of Lewis Carroll's masterwork, acclaimed Spanish illustrator Angel Dominguez captures all of the original's pungent wit and whimsy in his own surrealistic style. Artisan's beautifully designed and produced volume of Alice
will be a treasured addition to the international body of classic children's literature.
Through seventy-five new watercolor illustrations, readers are reintroduced to the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, and all the other fabulously curious creatures that inhabit Alices imaginary universe. Alice, modern literatures prototype of the wise child, looks squarely at this lopsided dream-world, and proclaims, Stuff and nonsense! Dominguezs vivid depictions of Wonderlands odd residents perfectly complement the utterly logical yet blatantly absurd content of Carrolls hallmark tale.
The dream-child moving through a land
Of wonders wild and new,
In friendly chat with bird or beast--
And half believe it true.
Alice, modern literature's prototype of the wise child, looks squarely at her lopsided world--with its waistcoated White Rabbit, disappearing Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter, Mock Turtle, and other fabulously curious creatures--and proclaims, "Stuff and nonsense!" For more than 100 years, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the story of one little girl's commonsensical approach to the absurd, has delighted children and adults the world over. In this exquisite new edition of Lewis Carroll's masterwork, acclaimed Spanish illustrator Angel Dominguez captures all of the original's pungent wit and loopy whimsy in his own surrealistic style. Through 75 new watercolor illustrations, readers journey once again down the rabbit-hole to be reacquainted with the wonderfully odd residents of Alice's imaginary universe.
About the Author
Angel Dominguez has been a professional artist since 1971, illustrating several children's stories and wildlife books in his native Spain. His work has been published in English by Michael O'Mara Books and Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, and by Arcade Publishing, New York. Dominguez was born in Vizcaya, where he lives today with his wife and two children.Lewis Carroll, a.k.a. Charles Dodgson (1832-1898), is the author of the classic children's stories Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Dodgson served as a clergyman and mathematician at Christ Church College, his alma mater in Oxford, England, for almost fifty years.
Table of Contents
Down the Rabbit-Hole
The Pool of Tears
A Caucus-Race and a Long Tale
The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill
Advice from a Caterpillar
Pig and Pepper
A Mad Tea-Party
The Queen's Croquet-Ground
The Mock Turtle's Story
The Lobster Quadrille
Who Stole the Tarts?