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Return to Wonderland by Various

Return to Wonderland


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Category: Children's
Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 25 Jun 2019
ISBN: 9781529006032

A stunning collection of original stories from today's bestselling children's authors, re-imagining Lewis Carroll's Wonderland.

4 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
7 Jul 2019

"Like the original, this is one for ambitious readers."

 Eleven authors pay tribute in tales that are variously playful (Pamela Butchart’s updating of Wonderland); impassioned (Swapna Haddow’s hymn to the importance of librarians and Lauren St John’s plea on behalf of bees and all animals); inventive (Robin Stevens’s view from Alice Liddell’s elder sister, or Patrice Lawrence’s from the perspective of a hedgehog croquet ball) as well as, in many cases, puzzling, dark, punning, hallucinogenic.