Return to Wonderland: 19th and Early 20th Century Children’s Literature

Alice in WonderlandSpecial Collections, 4th Floor
Musselman Library

This exhibit highlights works of poetry, fantasy and adventure, and traditional tales. Included are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1866), Mother Goose nursery rhymes illustrated by Kate Greenaway (1881), and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1869). Recent gifts to the children's literature collection in Special Collections are also featured.


Mother Goose  The Wizard of Oz
Jumping Joan, Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes illustrated by Kate Greenaway, 1881 The Cowardly Lion, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, 1900
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