The Resource Snark : being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath, David Elliot after Lewis Carroll

Snark : being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath, David Elliot after Lewis Carroll

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Snark : being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath
Title
Snark
Title remainder
being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath
Statement of responsibility
David Elliot after Lewis Carroll
Title variation
  • True history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath
  • Expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath
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Language
eng
Summary
"Gabriel Clutch was a thief and a liar but he was right about one thing. He told me he had a great secret in his collection that would shake the literary world to its roots if it ever got out." So begins the delightfully dark Snark, a tumultuous romp through worlds created by Lewis Carroll and here brought to life through the vivid imaginings and fabulous art of award-winning author and illustrator David Elliot. What exactly did happen to the Snark expedition? Did his dagger-proof coat protect the Beaver from the Butcher? What befell the Boots in the Tulgey Wood? Who fell foul of the Jabberwock? The Bandersnatch? The Jubjub bird? And, finally, the big question: what precisely is a SNARK? David Elliot's hero, the Boots, here reveals the whole truth for the first time, from his recruitment to the Snark expedition, to his return from a journey of unimaginable, death-defying adventure ...In this charming book for grown-up children of all ages, David Elliot is at his spellbinding and artistic best
Awards note
New Zealand Children and Young Adults Book Award - Russell Clarke Award for Illustration, Winner - 2017. It is also the winner of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Snark : being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath, David Elliot after Lewis Carroll
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Snark : being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock... and its tragic aftermath, David Elliot after Lewis Carroll
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Author is a New Zealander
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rdacarrier
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Control code
ocn951507438
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Dimensions
30 cm
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219 pages
Isbn
9781877578946
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