Alice's Wonderland

Race Point Publisher
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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.
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About the author

Catherine Nichols is the author of more than 60 books for readers of all ages including a series about great artists for young readers and Color Yourself Smart: Masterpieces of Art. She writes the blog The Cath in the Hat.

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Publisher
Race Point Publisher
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Published on
Nov 5, 2014
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Pages
219
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ISBN
9781627885010
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Language
English
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Genres
Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Performing Arts / Television / History & Criticism
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This content is DRM protected.
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