Posts Tagged ‘hardback

20
Nov
10

Abelardo Morell

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illustrated with photographs by Abelardo Morell.

Published 1998 by Dutton Children’s Books (Penguin Putnam Inc).

Hardback with dustjacket.

Abelardo Morrell was born in 1948 in Havana, but is now a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art.

This Alice is illustrated with black and white photos of scenes set up by Morell which include cutouts of Tenniel’s illustrations with props and effects that complement the action. I’m surprised this isn’t better known: I think it’s rather lovely.

28
Feb
10

alice through the needle’s eye

Alice Through the Needle’s Eye: A Third Adventure for Lewis Carroll’s Alice by Gilbert Adair. Published by Macmillan, 1984. Hardback first edition.

22 illustrations by Jenny Thorne.

Alice is trying to thread a needle by the fire on a snowy afternoon, when she finds herself in an alphabetical land populated by Siamese-Twin Cats (joined at the tail), the Welsh Rabbit (with his toasted cheese), the Kangaroo, the spelling bees, the Italian Hairdresser who uses a small crocodile as a pair of scissors, Jack and Jill, and best of all- the Grampus. It’s fun trying to find all the letters in the right order: this is one of my favourites of the sequels/ rewrites. The pictures are perfect too: I’ll try and get organised and scan some in.

ISBN: 0 333 37361 8

Bought in Hay for £15 to replace a copy given to me by my father, and lost.

Alice Through the Needle’s Eye: A Third Adventure for Lewis Carroll’s Alice




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