An Interview with C. Lee Mckenzie
For my eighteenth Dream Gardens podcast, I interviewed author C. Lee McKenzie about one of her favorite children’s books, the children’s classic Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, pseudonym of the of the British writer and mathematician Charles Dodgson.
First published in 1865, this classic tale of young girl’s adventure as she literally tumbles into a strange dream world continues to be read and to inspire countless other books, films, music and art throughout the world. Her encounters with such off-beat characters as the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Duchess, the Queen of Hearts, and the Cheshire Cat remain as just absurdly weird and as nonsensically funny as when it was first published. And though we don’t discuss it in the interview, Carroll’s follow up book, titled Through the Looking Glass, And What Alice Found There, is worth checking out as well.
C. Lee Mackenzie is author of the middle grade fantasy adventure The Sign of the Green Dragon, as well as several YA novels, including Sudden Secrets and Sliding on the Edge. You can find Lee’s website at www.cleemckenziebooks.com
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