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Raincoast "Books to Look For" - December 2019

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
By (author): Lewis Carroll By (author): Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich Introduction by: Kwame Alexander
Lewis Carroll , Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich ,

Introduction by :

Kwame Alexander


Sourcebooks Wonderland



Product Form:



Age (years) 6 - 12
Dec 01, 2019
$18.99 CAD


7.78in x 5.87 x 0.52 in | 220 gr

Page Count:

112 pages
Sourcebooks Wonderland
Incredible stories. Award-winning storytellers.

And epic adventure, mystery, and fun? We've got it all in this extraordinary new series from your friends at Sesame Workshop: Ghostwriter.

Masterfully adapted by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, this diverse and playful retelling of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is sure to delight today's readers for years to come. Featuring an  introduction by Newbury and Coretta Scott King Award-winning poet and
writer Kwame Alexander.

The book also includes bonus activities:
Reading Comprehension and

Lewis Carroll's real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He was born in 1832 in Daresbury, England. While teaching mathematics at Oxford University, he made up stories for his friend's three daughters. The story he told the little girl named Alice and her sisters became Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. He had it published into a book in 1865.

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich made up stories for her little sister when she was young, including one "true story" that she'd starred on Sesame Street, but had turned herself invisible to viewers. Today, she writes fiction and nonfiction,including the NAACP Image Award nominee Two Naomis, with Audrey Vernick, and its sequel, Nerdy Book Club winner Naomis Too. She's the author of 8th Grade Superzero, a Notable Book for a Global Society, Someday is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-ins, a Notable Social Studies Trade Book, Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow, and the editor of The Hero Next Door, a middle grade anthology from We Need Diverse Books. She lives with her family in NYC where she writes, makes things, and needs to get more sleep.

- a tie-in to the new Ghostwriter series on Apple TV's streaming service
- Newbery Award-winning author Kwame Alexander is the ambassador for this series of books and wrote the introduction
- a diverse retelling of Alice in Wonderland

- part of the new Ghostwriter series, which are companions to the new TV show on Apple TV+
- introduction by Kwame Alexander
- two other Ghostwriter books releasing at the same time, including The Jungle Book and Trinity
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