Out of print for much of the 20th century, the first color edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland features the classic story adapted for younger readers by Lewis Carroll himself The story of Alice and her curious adventures continues to enchant generations of adults and children alike. This picture book version will bring back many happy memories for parents and grandparents and is a perfect introduction to all the magic and humorous mayhem of Wonderland. First published in 1890 , this newly rediscovered treasure is a perfect gift; ideal for all the family, and a joy to share aloud. At the end of the book is Carroll's original preface, along with three short additional works which were included in the first edition. "A Nursery Darling" is a poem Carroll composed for this nursery edition, his Christmas Greetings was first inserted in leaflet form into copies of Alice issued at Christmas 1871, and An Easter Greeting was bound into the first edition of Through the Looking Glass .