|This wonderful picture book is part Lewis Carroll biography and part word game. Nonsense words and phrases take readers through Carroll’s fantasy world. Along the way readers learn about Carroll’s life as a mathematician and his friendship with the Liddell family and the real Alice. The frabjous illustrations breathe new life into the famous characters. A glossary explains the words and ideas invented by Carroll and reveals that nearly two hundred of them appear in the Oxford English Dictionary. A closing note gives more information about Carroll. mjw|
|Title: One Fun Day With Lewis Carroll: A Celebration Of Wordplay And A Girl Named Alice
Author: Kathleen Krull
Illustrator: Julia Sarda
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Original Language: English
Hardcover pages: 32
Age range: 6-9
Genre: Picture Book Biography
Book setting: England
Author’s ethnicity: U.S.
Author’s residence: U.S.
Illustrator’s ethnicity: Spanish
Illustrator’s residence: Spain
Subjects: Authors, Books, Charles Dodgson, Language, Literature, Imagination, Wordplay