Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Macmillan and Co. 1866
Number of pages: 232
There is perhaps no other children's novel better known than Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll's whimsical, fantastical tale grabs every reader's imagination, and it is an artist's dream, bursting with visual possibility. The tale plays with logic in ways that have made the story of lasting popularity with adults as well as children. It is considered to be one of the most characteristic examples of the genre of literary nonsense, and its narrative course and structure has been enormously influential, mainly in the fantasy genre.
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by Anna L. Curtis - The Island Workshop Press
This book of boys' and girls' stories will delight readers of all ages. They are 'stories', but they are not imaginary. These men and women, these boys and girls, are real persons and they did these brave deeds herein related.
by Lewis Carroll - Macmillan and co.
Novel for children by Lewis Carroll. The story operates on two parallel levels, one realistic and didactic, and the other dreamlike and fantastic. It includes elements of fairy tales, sentimental moralizing, and episodes espousing social reform.
by Anna Sewell - Young Folks
A classical story of a classical time, presenting the story from the perspective of the horse from birth to old age. With a timeless message about kindness to animals, this book will forever be one of the best animal stories ever written.
by Kenneth Grahame - C. Scribner's Sons
Once told as a series of stories to authors's young son, The Wind in the Willows is one of the best-loved children's stories ever. Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger are going to find yet another audience of young readers and their parents.