Elliot, David, 1952-

Snark : being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock ... and its tragic aftermath / David Elliot after Lewis Carroll. - 219 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps, portraits ; 30 cm.

A tumultous romp through worlds created by Lewis Carroll and 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.


Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Hunting of the snark.
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Jabberwocky.

Nonsense verses, English
Quests (Expeditions)--Fiction.
Animals, Mythical--Fiction.

New Zealand fiction--21st century.

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