Publish date: September 4th 2007
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Picture Books
An interesting take on the poem by Lewis Carroll. It is a fast read, but I still found myself a little confused with the words, and some of the pictures.
I would give the poems on their own a four-star rating, but Peake's magnificent illustrations elevate the book to a five-star status.That's not to denigrate the poems, many of which are favourites and, in isolation, would be five-stars, but some are more curiosities, included because this is complet...
"So, what happened in this story?""A boy got attacked by a monster, so he sworded the monster into little bits, and the monster was a robot, so it was okay." I love the English language. I'm a stupid monoglot at this point, so I don't know from other languages, but it's freaking spectacular that the...
Fun poem to read. I love how we can get such wonderful images from a series of nonsense words.
I love Lewis Carroll, and I love Graeme Base, so the two together? A must-have for my collection. I'm greedy like that.