Extract from Alice in Wonderland:
"Though if I were looking for a White Rabbit," said the Cat, "I'd ask the Mad Hatter."
"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that. Most everyone is mad here," the Cheshire Cat laughed. Then he disappeared.
Rediscover one of your favourite Disney films as the traditional tale is retold alongside Mary's stunning artwork. Favourite scenes, like Alice falling down the rabbit hole and meeting the Queen of Hearts, come vividly to life with Mary's drawings that influenced the look and feel of the finished animation. Fans of Disney's Alice in Wonderland film will love tracing its origins in these exquisite, rarely seen images that became one of Disney's most visually unforgettable classics. It's perfect for sharing with fairy tale fans aged three years and upwards, as well as appealing to fans of Mary Blair herself and her gorgeous concept artwork.
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As a young artist, Mary Blair won a scholarship to the Chouinard Art Institute. Having joined Disney, the artistic influence of her concept art was strongly felt in Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. After leaving Disney, Mary worked as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator, creating advertising campaigns and illustrating several Little Golden Books, some of which are still in print today.
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