Today we celebrate the birthday of Lewis Carol, famed author and poet of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, The Voice of the Lobster (not the famous Ghost Lobster!) and many, many more!

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FUN FACTS!

1. He had seven sisters (Frances, Elizabeth, Caroline, Mary, Margaret, Louisa, and Henrietta) and three brothers (Skeffington, Wilfred, and Edwin).

2. As a teenager edited his own magazines.

3. He was a professional mathematician.

4. Carol was educated at home by his parents.

5. He published his first book of poems, Phantasmagoria, in 1869.

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The Crocadile by Lewis Carrol

 

OW doth the little crocodile

Improve his shining tail,

And pour the waters of the Nile

On every golden scale!

How cheerfully he seems to grin!

How neatly spread his claws,

And welcomes little fishes in

With gently smiling jaws!

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823 WIN

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793.73 GAR

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