Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, edited by Kate Bailey and Simon Sladen, with illustrations by Kristjana J. Williams / ISBN 9781838510046 / 224-page hardcover, 9.5 x 11 inches, from V & A Publishing (UK)
Makes a nice gift book (for adults) - the new illustrations are wonderful.
Explore the phenomenon of Alice in Wonderland, which has captivated readers for over 150 years
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is a cultural phenomenon. First published in 1865, it has never been out of print and has been translated into 170 languages. But why does it have such enduring and universal appeal for both adults and children?
Beginning by plunging the reader into the spectacular new wonderland of acclaimed illustrator Kristjana J. Williams, Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser goes on to explore how Lewis Carroll’s celebrated Alice books have fueled creative minds for over 150 years. This unique publication takes us on a journey whose scope ranges from art, literature, theatre and film through science and technology to fashion and politics, encouraging us to ask whether we should all try to be more like Alice.