Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is magickal because it takes the most creative thoughts someone could possibly imagine, and brings them to life. It is magick because in an ordinary life, the things portrayed in the book are simply not possible. Ideas are brought to life in this book, and leave you to create more thoughts.
As a little girl, Alice is unable to control the world around her. She exercises some control by eating and drinking things that change her size. She never knows exactly what will happen, though, so Alice's sense of control is an illusion.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by John Tenniel.