She drank from a bottle called DRINK ME
And she grew so tall,
She ate from a plate called TASTE ME
And down she shrank so small.
And so she changed, while other folks
Never tried nothin' at all.”
― Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends
In this delightful illustration, by the greatest (IMHO*) illustrator of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Sir John Tenniel, our heroine, Alice has found the bottle labled 'Drink Me' and followed the instruction as a good girl would. Yes, I know that the potion makes Alice shrink, and it is the 'Taste Me' cake which makes her grow, but, once she has grown enough to reach the golden key she must drink the potion again in order to shrink sufficiently to go through the door which the little golden key opens. Whew...
Printed onto an antique dictionary page from the 1880s.
*In My Honest Opinion
Limed wood and glass frame.
Please note Little People pictures are hand made and may vary slightly from the picture.