Snark: Being a True History of the Expedition that Discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock...and its Tragic Aftermath
|Author:||Lewis Carroll & David Elliot|
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 Jub-Jub 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.
Margaret Mahy Book of the Year - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017
Winner of the 2017 Russell Clark Illustration Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017