• "Only Lewis Carroll has shown us the world upside down the way a child sees it, and has made us laugh as children laugh"

    Virginia Woolf
  • "Precise, dream-like, subversive"

    Quentin Blake, Independent on Sunday
  • "The clue to the enduring fascination and greatness of the Alice books lies in language. . .. It is play, and word-play, and its endless intriguing puzzles continue to reveal themselves long after we have ceased to be children"

    A. S. Byatt
  • "Without these two books in my childhood I doubt whether my imagination would have developed at all"

    Kate Atkinson
  • ""What is the use of a book" thought Alice "without pictures or conversation?" If you feel the same way, then you'll love Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It is full of good conversations. Alice talks to a pipe-smoking caterpillar and a mad hatter"

    Chris Riddell