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The Hunting of the Snark

Written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Chris Riddell and Lewis Carroll
Published by Pan Macmillan
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They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care; They pursued it with forks and hope; They threatened its life with a railway-share; They charmed it with smiles and soap.

First published by Macmillan in 1876, Lewis Carroll’s magnificent nonsense poem, The Hunting of the Snark, features an unlikely cast of characters drawn from the Jabberwocky in Through the Looking Glass. This irresistible paperback edition features an introduction from and artwork by Chris Riddell. The wonderful characters are vividly brought to life with both Chris’s black and white illustrations and his colour artwork, making it a perfect gift for any poetry lover.

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Who Wrote The Hunting of the Snark

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Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an English writer of the 19th century.

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Who Illustrated The Hunting of the Snark

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Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children’s Laureate, has won a number of major prizes, including the 2001 and 2004 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children’s Book Award 2013. His previous work for Macmillan includes the Goth Girl books, The Emperor of Absurdia, and, with Paul Stewart, Muddle Earth and the Scavenger series.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1529006953
ISBN 13:
9781529006957
Publication Date:
June 25, 2019