Eli Readers is a beutifull illustrated series of timeless classics and specially-written stories for learners of English. The classic story of a young girl who falls into a hole, eats and drinks poison and grows bigger and smaller. In this reader you will find: games and language activities; an audio recording of the story; a picture dictionary.
The perfect companion to Lewis Carroll's classic book and director Tim Burton's March 2010 remake of Alice in Wonderland Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland has fascinated children and adults alike for generations. Why does Lewis Carroll introduce us to such oddities as blue caterpillars who smoke hookahs, cats whose grins remain after their heads have faded away, and a White Queen who lives backwards and remembers forwards? Is it all just nonsense? Was Carroll under the influence? This book probes the deeper underlying meaning in the Alice books, and reveals a world rich with philosophical life lessons. Tapping into some of the greatest philosophical minds that ever lived?Aristotle, Hume, Hobbes, and Nietzsche?Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy explores life?s ultimate questions through the eyes of perhaps the most endearing heroine in all of literature. Looks at compelling issues such as perception and reality as well as how logic fares in a world of lunacy, the Mad Hatter, clocks, and temporal passage Offers new insights into favorite Alice in Wonderland characters and scenes, including the Mad Hatter and his tea party, the violent Queen of Hearts, and the grinning Cheshire Cat Accessible and entertaining, Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy will enrich your experience of Alice's timeless adventures with new meaning and fun.
An ordinary day becomes extraordinary when Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole and finds herself in Wonderland. Join her as she meets one incredible character after another, in this lively retelling of the classic quirky tale by Lewis Carroll. Alice in Wonderland is in Series Two of Usborne Young Reading, which combines good stories with easy reading text. Usborne Young Reading has been developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Senior Lecturer at Roehampton University. Series One is for readers who have just started reading alone. Series Two is for readers who are growing in confidence. Series Three is for readers who are ready for longer stories.
One golden summer afternoon in 1862, on the banks of the River Thames, the young Oxford mathematics don Charles Dodgson shared a picnic with three little girls, who asked for a story. The adventure he created for one of the sisters, Alice Liddell, under the pen name Lewis Carroll, and the unforgettable characters he invented - the White Rabbit, the March Hare, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, amongst others - have enchanted generations of readers. The world of Lewis Carroll, whose powerful imagination gave us the timeless magic of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, is here vividly brought to life.
Lewis Carroll's Alice has been enchanting children for 150 years. Curious Alice, the bossy White Rabbit, the formidable Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter are among the best-loved, most iconic literary creations of all time. In Wonderland: Alice in Poetry, we celebrate the poems of Lewis Carroll, from the sublime to the surreal, including popular favourites such as Jabberwocky , The Walrus and the Carpenter and Tweedledum and Tweedledee. In addition to these classic, beloved poems, this beautiful collection features many contemporary poems from editor Michaela Morgan and a host of popular poets, including Roger McGough, John Agard, Grace Nichols, Rachel Rooney, Tony Mitton, Vivian French, Cheryl Moskowitz, Joseph Coehlo, and Jan Dean, each one putting their own spin on these classic texts.
An ordinary day becomes extraordinary when Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole and finds herself in Wonderland. Join her as she meets one incredible character after another, in this lively retelling of the classic quirky tale by Lewis Carroll. Alice in Wonderland is in Series Two of Usborne Young Reading, which combines good stories with easy reading text. Usborne Young Reading has been developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Senior Lecturer at Roehampton University. Series One is for readers who have just started reading alone. Series Two is for readers who are growing in confidence. Series Three is for readers who are ready for longer stories. Adapted by Lesley Sims.
Alice is bored and sleepy. Then she sees a white rabbit in a waistcoat, carrying a pocket watch. She follows him down a rabbit hole, into a magical world where very strange things happen. Wonderland is never boring - but how can Alice get home again? Retold by Virginia Evans, Jenny Dooley.
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) is famed for his magical stories, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, here illustrated throughout the inner pages by Sir John Tenniel's much loved drawings. However, inspired by the insatiable Victorian appetite for party games, tricks and conundrums, this eccentric and polymathical Englishman also wrote many other works of a humorous, witty, whimsical and nonsensical nature such as the mock-heroic nonsense verse The Hunting of the Snark, as well as dozens of other verses, stories, acrostics and puzzles, all of which are included in this volume. Oxford scholar, Church of England Deacon, University Lecturer in Mathematics and Logic, academic author of learned theses, gifted pioneer of portrait photography, colourful writer of imaginative genius and yet a shy and pedantic man, Lewis Carroll stands pre-eminent in the pantheon of inventive literary geniuses.
Welcome to Wonderland and the topsy-turvy world of Lewis Carroll, where nothing means quite what it seems and nobody might pass you on the street! Journey down the rabbit hole and through the looking-glass and enter into the mythical, magical imagination of Lewis Carroll and his beloved heroine, Alice. Editor Linda Sunshine, in her follow-up to the bestselling All Things Oz, has gathered together an incredible collection of artwork, quotations, letters, recipes, puzzles and games inspired by the works of Lewis Carroll. She has traveled the world for the most extraordinary examples of art from hundreds of editions of Carroll's works, including versions from the United States, England, Italy, France, Japan and Russia. Complementing Sir John Tenniel's classic drawings are works by such renowned illustrators as Arthur Rackham, Gwynedd Hudson, Charles Folkard, Blanche McManus, Gertrude Kay, Mabel Lucie Attwell and Milo Winter. Also among the treasures in this collection is a short story Carroll penned for a young friend, "Isa's Adventures in Oxford," which has gone unpublished since 1900. Excerpts from Carroll's letters, most of which have been seen only in scholarly texts, reveal his passion for wordplay and his unique wit. Even rare excerpts from the magazines Carroll created as a child for members of his family are featured here, alongside images of his most famous characters. Open this book and begin a curiouser and curiouser journey with Alice and her friends: the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, Humpty Dumpty, and, of course, the White Rabbit.