John Tenniel

Born in London in 1820, Tenniel was the son of a fencing instructor and dancing master and his wife.  He later attended the Royal Academy but didn't like the type or amount of education he was receiving.  Blind in one eye from fencing with his father, Tenniel was nonetheless a gifted artist with a photographic memory.  By age sixteen he exhibited paintings and earned several commissions for his artwork.  Later he became part of the staff of Punch Magazine, drawing humorous cartoons and then political cartoons.  For his work he received a knighthood, but he is most recognizable to the general public for his illustrations of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.  Tenniel died in 1914.

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Alice in Wonderland - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Lewis Carroll & John Tenniel
from Dover Publications
Coloring Book for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$3.74
Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
Illustrated Junior Library Series 4
by Lewis Carroll
from Grosset & Dunlap
Fantasy for 5th-8th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
from SeaWolf Press
Fantasy for 2nd-7th grade
in Seawolf Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SW)
$5.86
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Children's Classics
by Lewis Carroll
from Dilithium Press, Ltd.
for 4th-6th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Books of Wonder
by Lewis Carroll (illustrated by John Tenniel)
from HarperCollins
for 4th-6th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Puffin Classics
by Lewis Carroll
from Puffin Books
Fantasy for 2nd-7th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$5.94
Annotated Alice
by Lewis Carroll
Definitive Edition from W. W. Norton and Co.
for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
Children's Classics
by Lewis Carroll
from Dilithium Press, Ltd.
for 10th-Adult
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
Books of Wonder
by Lewis Carroll (illustrated by John Tenniel)
from HarperCollins
for 4th-6th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)