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In 1865, Macmillan published Carroll's novel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which included forty-two illustrations reprinted from John Tenniel's original woodblocks of art. In this work, Carroll's imagination takes readers with Alice into a wonderful journey. He fills the novel with situations from the mundane to the silly; the ordinary to the extraordinary. The tale begins when Alice falls down a rabbit-hole, beginning a thrilling adventure. To overcome the obstacles she encounters along the way, Alice uses magic potions, cakes, and mushrooms to change from small to large and back again so that she can travel through Wonderland. She meets odd creatures, such as a Mock Turtle, a March Hare, a Dormouse, and the King and Queen of Hearts. They challenge and delight Alice.

Alice, as if dreaming, flits from activity to activity, attending a mad tea party, a game of croquet, and a courtroom proceeding.

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