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Who was Lewis Carroll?
Who was Lewis Carroll?
Pollack, Pam2017
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"Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell. The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the Snark. Children and adults continue to be delighted by the fantasy of the Alice stories, which have been the basis of plays and movies since their publication in Victorian England during the 1860s and 1870s"--
Main title:
Who was Lewis Carroll? / by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by Joseph J. M. Qiu.
Imprint:
New York : Penguin Workshop, 2017.
Collation:
107 pages : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
"WHOHQ : your headquarters for history" -- back coverIncludes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Who Was Lewis Carroll? -- Fun and Games -- School Days -- Life in Oxford -- Taking Pictures -- A Day on the River -- Alice in Wonderland -- Alice Everywhere -- Russian Wonderland -- Through the Looking-Glass -- Alice Forever.
ISBN:
97804484886779780515159318
Dewey class:
828.809B828
Language:
English
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Hampton LibraryJunior People and PlacesJ 828 CARAvailable
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