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Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (/ˈtʃɑrlz ˈlʌtwɪdʒ ˈdɒdsən/;[1] [2] 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/), was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. Antecedents[edit] Dodgson was born in the little parsonage of Daresbury in Cheshire near the towns of Warrington and Runcorn,[8] the eldest boy but already the third child of the four-and-a-half-year-old marriage. Young Charles' father was an active and highly conservative cleric of the Church of England who later became the Archdeacon of Richmond[9] and involved himself, sometimes influentially, in the intense religious disputes that were dividing the church. Rugby[edit]

Lewis Carroll - Free Online Library Ruth White (children's author) Ruth C. White (born March 15, 1942) is an American children's writer. Her novel Belle Prater's Boy was a Newbery Honor Book in 1997. Although White's family were extremely poor, her parents had a great love of literature. When she was six years old, her father, who was a coal miner, was killed in a brawl (and the attacker sent to prison for 20 years). White's book Belle Prater's Boy was named a 1997 Newbery Honor book. The City Rose, as Ruth White Miller (1977), an African-American adventure storySweet Creek Holler, a poor girl's story about growing up in Southwest VirginiaWeeping Willow, a story about friendship, love, pain, and coming of age also set in Southwest VirginiaBelle Prater's Boy, Newbery Honor Book about friendship, love, and understandingMemories of Summer a story about love, patience, and understanding.TadpoleButtermilk Hill, a sequel to "Weeping Willow"The Search for Belle Prater, a sequel to "Belle Prater's Boy"Way Down DeepLittle AudreyThe Treasure of Way Down Deep

Lemony Snicket Lemony Snicket is the pen name of American novelist Daniel Handler (born February 28, 1970). Snicket is the author of several children's biographies, serving as the narrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events (his best-known work) and appearing as a character within the series. Because of this, the name "Lemony Snicket" may refer to either the fictional character or the real person. As a character, Snicket is a harried, troubled writer and researcher falsely accused of felonies and is continuously hunted by the police and his enemies: the fire-starting side of the secret organization Volunteer Fire Department (V.F.D.). Name origin[edit] The name Lemony Snicket originally came from research for Handler's first book, The Basic Eight. Narrator and character[edit] Lemony Snicket came from a family of three children. In his youth, Lemony Snicket attended a V.F.D. Lemony Snicket conducted an ill-fated romance with the actress Beatrice Baudelaire. Other works[edit] Descriptions[edit]