Archive for May 11th, 2011

11
May
11

navigation with alice

Navigation with Alice by Frank Debenham. Published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1961.

Small 8vo with dustjacket.

Illustrated by Anne Scarisbrick.

Frank Debenham was a Cambridge don, but during World War II he taught navigation to young cadets, and adapted Alice in Wonderland to illustrate the concepts he was trying to get across.

The book includes Alice discussing declination and dancing the Latitude Quadrille with the Mock-Turtle, and learning about globes with the Dodo and compasses with the White Knight.

It confuses the hell out of me.

The illustrations, which are based on the Tenniels, are lovely, especially considering that Anne Scarisbrick was 16 years old when she drew them.

Bought on abebooks, and findable on amazon: Navigation with Alice

11
May
11

New Tales from Alice’s Wonderland

New Tales from Alice’s Wonderland: The Cheshire Cat’s Surprise by Michele Brown.

Illustrated by Paula Martyr.

Published by Madcap, Andre Deutsch Ltd (29 Sep 1998)

ISBN: 0233993142

Softback children’s book, 24 pages including titles.

One of a series of “New Tales from Alice’s Wonderland” books.

Michele Brown is married to Gyles Brandreth,  and is co-founder of the Teddy Bear Museum in Stratford-Upon-Avon. She’s written more than twenty books for adults and children.

Paula Martyr’s website can be seen here.

From the cover:

Welcome to Alice’s Wonderland – a magical place, full of amazing characters, where strange and wonderful things happen all the time.

Is there anyone in Wonderland who has a birthday today? The Cheshire Cat might have the answer.

Available on Amazon: The Cheshire Cat’s Surprise (Alice & Dinah: New Tales from Wonderland)




Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 631 other followers

May 2011
M T W T F S S
« Apr   Jun »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  
{lang: 'en-GB'}

Flickr Photos

#london #rainbow

#simpsons #pinball #e17 #thebelle17

Two heads are better than one #freak #cat

#london #tetris

More Photos
Powered by WebRing.
This site is a member of WebRing.
To browse visit Here.
free counters

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 631 other followers

%d bloggers like this: