Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children's Book Award 2013. His work for Macmillan also includes the bestselling Ottoline books, The Emperor of Absurdia, and, with Paul Stewart, the Muddle Earth books, the Scavenger series and the Blobheads series. Chris has been honoured with an OBE in recognition of his illustration and charity work. He lives in Brighton with his family. Lewis Carroll was the pen-name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Born in 1832, Dodgson was a mathematics tutor at Christ Church College, Oxford, where he met Alice Liddell, daughter of the dean, and inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The book and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, have delighted children all over the world for 150 years.
A book to enhance any young child's bookshelf and to remember into adulthood. * Newbury Weekly News * Chris Riddell's interpretation of these well-loved characters adds another dimension to this iconic story and is beautifully presented in this hefty tome complete with colour illustrations. [...] this is a must-have for all Alice fans. * Book Gift Blogger * Riddell's rich and evocative interpretation of Carroll's world brings new light and life to Alice's memorable journey of exciting trials and tribulations, and with a ribbon marker to complete the package, this is the perfect gift for families, children and fans of the all-time classic. * Lancashire Evening Post *