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Through the looking-glass and what she found there

Lewis Carroll (author), Helen Oxenbury (illustrator)

Through the looking-glass and what she found there

Target audience:
9-11 years and up
Title
Through the looking-glass and what she found there / Lewis Carroll
Author
Lewis Carroll
Illustrator
Helen Oxenbury
Language
English
Publisher
London: Walker, 2005
224 p. : ill.
ISBN
074455778X

About Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, inventor and Anglican deacon.

Carroll came from a family of high-church Anglicans, and developed a long relationship with Christ Church, Oxford, where he lived for most of his life as a scholar and teacher. Alice Liddell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Henry Liddell, is widely identified as the original for Alice in Wonderland, though Carroll always denied this. Scholars are divided about whether his relationship with children included an er…Read more on Wikipedia

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