Bookends worthy of Wonderland
Eat your heart out, Queen of Hearts -- these endearing hedgehog bookends will not find their way into any Alice in Wonderland croquet game, but they will happily hold up your books.
- Set of 2
Beige brocade with faux brown fur
5W x 6 1/2H
2 pounds each
Enjoy this excerpt from Alice in Wonderland:
Alice thought she had never seen such a curious croquet-ground in her life; it was all ridges and furrows; the balls were live hedgehogs, the mallets live flamingoes, and the soldiers had to double themselves up and to stand on their hands and feet, to make the arches. The chief difficulty Alice found at first was in managing her flamingo: she succeeded in getting its body tucked away, comfortably enough, under her arm, with its legs hanging down, but generally, just as she had got its neck nicely straightened out, and was going to give the hedgehog a blow with its head, it would twist itself round and look up in her face, with such a puzzled expression that she could not help bursting out laughing….