Lewis Carroll was born on 27 January 1832. He studied at Christ
Church, Oxford and went on to become a mathematics lecturer there
from 1855 to 1881. Lewis Carroll's most famous works are Alice's
Adventures in Wonderland (published in 1865) and the sequel
Alice Through the Looking-Glass, which contains the classic
nonsense poem The Jabberwocky (published in 1872).
Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically-acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice in Wonderland.