Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has delighted and entranced children for over a hundred years. Lewis Carroll was the pen-name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Born in 1832, he studied at Christ Church College, Oxford where he became a mathematics lecturer. The Alice stories were originally written for Alice Liddell, the daughter of the dean of his college.
Which books did you love as a child? Did you jump down the rabbit hole with Alice or swing through the jungle with Mowgli? Here are thirteen classic children's books to pass on to the next generation.
Time have announced their 100 best young-adults novels of all time and four of our books have made the list.
Lewis Carroll describes them as little men “looking so exactly like a couple of great [big] schoolboys.” Tenniel drew them as round as a pair of Christmas Puddings.
A timeless children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is 150 years old in 2015. Macmillan Children’s Books has produced a range of beautiful new editions of the book for all ages and occasions.
Saturday 4th July is Alice’s Day, a yearly celebration of Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland, but this year is extra special because it is 150 years since the book was first written!
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