Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

כריכה קדמית
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2004 - 176 עמודים
A newly illustrated version of the children’s classic by the acclaimed artist Michael Foreman—two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Award and many others. The art brings the “real” Alice into the wonderland she inspired.

One of the most beloved children’s stories of all time now has new and magical illustrations, based on the child who inspired the tale. Artist Michael Foreman studied Charles Lutwidge Dodson’s (Lewis Carroll) original photographs of the real Alice before embarking on this project. The result is a bold, mischievous, and very real character that is surprisingly modern. As Foreman notes, young Alice Liddell “looked ready to break out of the Victorian photograph and run free.” This painted Alice seems that way, too, wearing her simple pale striped dress, white stockings, and brown button boots. Other characters in the book have their basis in real people, too: Old Father William resembles Alice’s father, Henry Liddell, and the young man is Lewis Carroll himself. And there is a real contrast between Alice’s “normal” world, shown in sepia, and the bright, brilliant colors of the wonderland she discovers.

Michael Foreman was born in the seaside town of Pakefield, England, and received his M.A. from the Royal College of Art. He is a two-time winner of the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award, and has also received the Smarties Book Prize, The Kurt Maschler Award, the Children’s Book Award, the Bologna Book Prize and the Francis William’s Illustration Award.

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תוכן

INTRODUCTION
4
THE POOL OF TEARS
21
THE CAUCUSRACE AND A LONG TALE
33
THE RABBIT SENDS IN A LITTLE BILL
43
ADVICE FROM A CATERPILLAR
57
PIG AND PEPPER
71
A MAD TEA PARTY
85
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מידע על המחבר (2004)

Charles Luthwidge Dodgson was born in Daresbury, England on January 27, 1832. He became a minister of the Church of England and a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford. He was the author, under his own name, of An Elementary Treatise on Determinants, Symbolic Logic, and other scholarly treatises. He is better known by his pen name of Lewis Carroll. Using this name, he wrote Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. He was also a pioneering photographer, and he took many pictures of young children, especially girls, with whom he seemed to empathize. He died on January 14, 1898.

Michael Foreman was born in Pakefield, Suffolk on March 21, 1938. At the age of fifteen, Foreman began to study art. His first children's book was published while he was still a student. He earned his M. A. from the Royal College of Art and since then, has written and/or illustrated many children's books. After leaving art school Michael traveled all over the world making films and television commercials. He has also worked on magazines, book jackets, animated films, and TV ads. He even worked for the police, sketching criminals described by witnesses. Foreman has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice, the Smarties Book Prize, The Kurt Maschler Award, the Children's Book Award, the Bologna Book Prize and the Francis William's Illustration Award twice.

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