for Lewis Carroll by Angelica Shirley Carpenter
These informative and inspiring biographies will give young readers a look at the lives of some of the world's most influential people in history. Each over 100 pages, the books are also ideal for reports. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, two of literature's most beloved children's classics, were written by Charles Dodgson under the pen name Lewis Carroll. Suffering from a pronounced stutter, he felt most at ease with children. especially young girls like the six sisters he helped to raise. An English and mathematics lecturer, Dodgson also wrote several math texts, poetry, and was a celebrated amateur photographer.
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