February 11, 2015

5 Star #Review of Alice's Wonderland by @TheCathInTheHat

Alice's Wonderland dives down the rabbit hole and looks at the dazzling ways that Wonderland has been imagined by artists, filmmakers, writers, and more. Get a behind-the-scenes looks at how the books were created, meet Alice Liddell, the inspiration for the fictional Alice, and view the original manuscript copy of Alice in Wonderland, illustrated in Carroll's own hand. The fantastical world imagined by Charles Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll) - where a white rabbit carries a pocket watch, a crying baby morphs into a squealing pig, and a flamingo is used as a croquet mallet - has inspired countless artists to produce some of their best work. Illustrators such as John Tenniel, chose to tackle the work directly, producing illustrations, films, and shows that strive to accurately depict Wonderland. Others, such as artist Salvador Dali and director Tim Burton, freely adapted Dodgson's creation, using it as a springboard for their own incredible interpretations. Lushly illustrated paintings, artwork, and sketches, Alice's Wonderland explores how artists in different fields like art, music, theater, film, and more have interpreted Carroll's works through the ages. A must-have book for any Alice fan.
 About the Author

Biography

Catherine Nichols is the author of more than 60 books for readers of all ages. She has written on a wide variety of topics including Alice in Wonderland, animal intelligence, polar exploration, environmental habitats, as well as biographies and adaptations of classic books for emerging readers.


Are you obsessed with all things Alice in Wonderland? Well if so then this is definitely the book for you! Made for the true fan this book has everything from behind-the-scenes info to the original manuscript this book is a breath taking collection on all things Alice. I loved the original photos of Alice as well as other paintings and artwork.  

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It really is the must have book for those obsessed with Alice.


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