One Fun Day with Lewis Carroll: A Celebration of Wordplay and a Girl Named Alice

by Kathleen Krull, Júlia Sardà

In this celebration of Lewis Carroll’s playful and creative sense of language, Kathleen Krull uses words invented by Carroll himself to tell the story of how Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland came to be.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544348233
  • ISBN-10: 0544348230
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 01/09/2018
  • Carton Quantity: 30

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  • About the Book
    The wordsmith Lewis Carroll is famed for the freewheeling world of Wonderland in his beloved classics Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. In this gloriously illustrated picture book, Carroll's childlike love of life is showcased alongside his brilliance at creating and adapting playful words and phrases. From brillig and uglification to frumious and chortle, the award-winning author Kathleen Krull uses many of Carroll’s own words to tell the story of a man who wanted to make children laugh and whose legacy continues to entertain and delight.
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    ? "...A masterful accomplishment...This is an informative gem with lots of applicability and amusement for libraries, schools, and homes." 

    Booklist, starred review 

     

    "The witty prose is aided and abetted by Sardá's illustrations, which breathe new life into the infamous characters from Carroll's life and Alice's adventures... Thoughtful and evocative, this book will bring a score of new readers to Carroll's impressive work." —Kirkus 

     

    "A dazzling spread of Alice chasing the White Rabbit through surreal flowers of scarlet and gold shows that [Sardà's] is a bold, versatile talent."—Publishers Weekly 

     

    "This ­fabulous short introduction to Carroll and the world and language he created is a great lead-in to his famous stories for young people."—School Library Journal, review

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