By Lewis Carroll
The Kate Greenaway Medal winner--now in paperback! Welcome again to a Wonderland that's as astonishingly new because it is joyously well-known. Helen Oxenbury, one of many world’s so much acclaimed illustrators, brings her specific model of magic to the Lewis Carroll vintage in a good-looking quantity boasting extra illustrations than the other version - referred to as a "masterpiece" by means of mom and dad’ selection. Her Wonderland is exuberant, modern, and lovingly created, with all of the heat, intensity of emotion, humor, and acute observations of individuals and animals for which the artist’s paintings is so very popular. a chic, textured conceal with flaps makes this a gorgeous reward booklet. "Oxenbury applies her finely honed intuition for a child’s viewpoint to create an Alice obtainable to every age. . . . an excellent first creation to a lifelong favourite read." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred assessment)
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In my youth,” said the sage, as he shook his grey locks, “ I kept all my limbs very supple By the use of this ointment—one shilling the box— Allow me to sell you a couple ? ” — 42 — “You are old,” said the youth, “ and your jaws are too weak For anything tougher than suet ; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak— Pray, how did you manage to do it ? ” “You are old,” said the youth, “ one would hardly suppose That your eye was as steady as ever ; Yet you balanced an eel on the end of your nose— What made you so awfully clever ?
Pat ! Where are you ? ” And then a voice she had never heard before, “ Sure then I’m here ! Digging for apples, yer honour ! ” “ Digging for apples, indeed ! ” said the Rabbit angrily. “ Here ! Come and help me out of this ! ) “ Now tell me, Pat, what’s that in the window ? ” “ Sure, it’s an arm, yer honour ! ”) “An arm, you goose ! Who ever saw one that size ? Why, it fills the whole window ! ” “Well, it’s got no business there, at any rate : go and take it away ! ” There was a long silence after this, and Alice could only hear whispers now and then ; such as “ Sure, I don’t like it, yer honour, at all, at all !
Said Alice in a tone of delight, which changed into alarm in another moment, when she found that her shoulders were nowhere to be found : all she could see, when she looked down, was an immense length of neck, which seemed to rise like a stalk out of a sea of green leaves that lay far below her. “What can all that green stuff be ? ” said Alice. “And where have my shoulders got to ? And oh, my poor hands, how is it I ca’n’t see you ? ” She was moving them about, as she spoke, but no result seemed to follow, except a little shaking among the distant green leaves.