Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is the definite in Children’s Classics and is rightfully listed as required reading for boys and girls. It is indeed an exceptionally imaginative story of a little girl in the land of fantasy.
Young readers will easily identify themselves with Alice, who, after chasing a most distinguished rabbit into a deep pit, tumbles into a string of adventures. From a swim in a lake of her own tears to an afternoon tea, she meets episodically a variety of original personalities; for instance, she befriends a disappearing cat, or stands up against the intolerance of a queen of hearts. Together with Alice, the young readers will experience adventure and witness humorous conversations, but above all, they will learn to approach others with optimism and a good heart.
This new adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s fictional tale retains its original beauty and lively language, yet now specifically caters to today’s kids. This version is so styled to captivate the attention of the youngest listeners but also promises to be successfully received by beginning readers. The book is richly illustrated by the renowned Polish artist, Martin Poludniak, who distinguishes himself by a fine technique which radiates joy and warmth.
About the Author
Date of Birth:January 27, 1832
Date of Death:January 14, 1898
Place of Birth:Daresbury, Cheshire, England
Place of Death:Guildford, Surrey, England
Education:Richmond School, Christ Church College, Oxford University, B.A., 1854; M.A., 1857