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The Real Alice in Wonderland: A Role Model for the Ages
Alice Pleasance Liddell inspired what is considered today to be the greatest children’s story of all time - Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland brought Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll together forever. The story behind this story is a dramatic saga of a very creative, curious, and magnetic young girl who grew up to become a cultural icon and ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by AuthorHouse
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While this book included more information on Alice's life as an adult it otherwise did not impress. The format was awkward and felt hurriedly stuffed with quotes from the books. Information was given out of order and rumors suggested as truth without any credence. There was a slim bibliography, but no notes. Finally, the artwork was like a scrapbook gone wrong. I find myself disappointed as a whole.
This book is a mess! It is in no way to be considered an official or academic biography of Alice Liddell, the inspiration behind Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. However, the hodgepodge style and information presented in bite sized pieces makes it a very attractive read. It is full of anecdotes and quotes from the books she inspired as well as letters written to her and by her. There are lots of interesting photos, although many of them are used repeatedly and I could have done without the o ...more
C. M. Rubin (aka Cathy Rubin) is an author of children's books, non-fiction books and a producer of factual films. Born in Guyana and educated in various countries of Africa, the Middle East, and the UK, she began her career in London at ACC (ITC Film Distributors) and EMI Films before moving to Columbia Tri-star. She has more than two decades experience in development, marketing, and art directio ...moreMore about C.M. Rubin...