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  • Lewis Carroll

    "The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in 8 Fits)" is a poem written by English writer Lewis Carroll. It is typically categorised as a nonsense poem. Written from 1874 to 1876, the poem borrows the setting, some creatures, and eight portmanteau words from Carroll's earlier poem "Jabberwocky" in his children's novel "Through the Looking Glass" (1871). As for the word "Snark", Carroll did not give it any meaning. The word "snarking" had been used in 1866 to describe a sound. Henry Holiday, the illustrator of the poem, thought of it as a "tragedy". The plot follows a crew of ten trying to hunt the Snark, an animal which may turn out to be a highly dangerous Boojum. The only one of...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Katie Leung, star of the Harry Potter films. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Hugh Haughton. Conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain Alice Liddell, the daughter of the dean of Carroll's college, the dream worlds of nonsensical Wonderland and back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom depict order turned upside-down. Following the white rabbit into his warren, Alice falls into a world where croquet is played with hedgehogs and flamingos, a baby turns into a pig, time runs amok at a the Mad Hatter's tea-party, a chaotic game of chess makes Alice a Queen and the Mock Turtle and Gryphon dance...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    11-year-old actor Eden Giuliano presents a brand new line of exciting children's stories from Icon! 'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There', also known as 'Alice through the Looking-Glass' is a novel by Lewis Carroll and the sequel to 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' (1865). Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world she can see beyond it. There she finds that, just like a reflection, everything is reversed, including logic (running helps you remain stationary, walking away from something brings you towards it, chessmen are alive, nursery rhyme characters exist, all to her utter amazement! The author, Charles...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,' also known as 'Alice in Wonderland,' is a story loved by adults and children alike throughout the world. Alice is a young girl who falls down a rabbit hole, only to find herself in a whole new world filled with speaking cats, smoking caterpillars and mad tea parties. This 19th-century novel by Lewis Carroll from has seen countless adaptations on the screen, stage and radio. The Oscar-nominated Disney animation Alice in Wonderland from 1951 is one of its most iconic film adaptations. Rediscover this classic fantasy story as read by B.J. Harrison. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There' allows readers to return to the wondrous world of Alice. A sequel to Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland,' this novel sees Alice visiting a fantastical world once again, this time through a mirror. What she finds on the other side defies logic and turns the world as she knows it upside down. The beloved story from the late 19th century was turned into the film Alice Through the Looking-Glasst (2016), a follow-up film to director Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland (2010), both starring Johnny Depp as the mad hatter. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    This is a SoundCraft Audiobook production - enhanced with music and sound effects - of Lewis Carroll's 'Through the Looking-Glass,' the follow-up story to his classic children's tale 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.' It is no exaggeration to say that, over the years, 'Looking Glass' has become just as popular and beloved as Carroll's first book. When the original story became a publishing sensation in 1865, renowned for Carroll's imaginative characters, creative and incisive use of language and keen wit, Carroll set to work on the sequel and the result is a wild, sometimes dark ride through the mind of a child. It tells the tale of Alice, a young girl who steps through a mirror and enters...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring Roy Hudd, Sarah-Jane Holm and David Bamber. When Alice sees the White Rabbit run by, it occurs to her that she’s never seen a rabbit with a watch before. Burning with curiosity, she jumps up and follows him into a rabbit-hole. Then she falls down a long way. Down into the world of the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, the Duchess, the Cheshire Cat and the Mock Turtle. Down into Wonderland, where an ordinary little girl can have the most extraordinary adventures. These audio editions, especially dramatised for BBC Radio, are of timeless stories that have enchanted generations of readers both young and old. The wonder and excitement of these...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. Es la historia de un mágico sueño. Mientras permanece sentada con su hermana en el bosque, Alicia se levanta y persigue a un conejo que se le ha aparecido. De pronto cae, en la madriguera, en medio de un montón de hojas secas. Comienza a caminar por una sala subterránea y encuentra alimentos bebidas, que consume. Comenzando a cambiar de dimensión extraordinariamente, empequeñeciéndose y agrandándose sucesivamente. Más tarde conoce al gato de Cheshire, ve aparecer y desaparecer cualquier parte de su cuerpo, dejando a veces en el aire, solamente una sonrisa. También nada sobre un charco que se ha formado con sus propias lágrimas en el...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Ahora puedes escuchar Alicia en el país de las maravillas, uno de los libros más emblemáticos de la literatura occidental de todos los tiempos. Un caluroso día de verano, Alicia decide seguir a un conejo blanco con chaleco y reloj que parece tener mucha prisa, es más, no hace más que repetir la frase «¡Dios mío, Dios mío! ¡Qué tarde voy a llegar!». Y dentro de su madriguera llegará a un reino maravilloso donde todo es posible: conocerá a personajes inolvidables, algunos un poquito chalados, como el Sombrerero Loco y la Liebre de Pascua, una Oruga fumadora, un pájaro Dodo y... ¡hasta una reina de corazones empeñada en cortar cabezas! Los mejores audiolibros...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatter's Tea Party, and plays croquet with the Queen! Lost in this fantasy land, Alice finds herself growing more and more curious by the minute . . . Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, read by Susan Jameson and James Saxon, is one of the seven wonderful classic stories being relaunched in CD-format in March...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Brought to you by Penguin. When Alice steps through the looking-glass, she enters a very strange world of chess pieces and nursery rhyme characters such as Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee and the angry Red Queen. Nothing is what it seems and, in fact, through the looking-glass, everything is...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are unabridged and have been rewritten for younger audiences. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve. Nothing’s more magical than going down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass with Alice. There, in worlds unlike any other ever created, conventional logic is turned upside down and wrong-way round to enchanting effect. Children will love reading Carroll’s many humorous nonsense verses and meeting such unforgettable...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    In an enchanting performance, two-time Academy Award® winner Sally Field takes us on a topsy-turvy adventure through Wonderland. Irresistibly delightful, fascinating and funny, Ms. Field's stunning interpretation brings Alice, the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and all of Lewis Carroll's remarkable characters to life. Produced in a simple manner that allows imaginations to soar, Carroll's triumph will charm the entire family. Destined to become an instant classic, this audiobook will help introduce our family to the unique pleasure of classic literature. A portion of the proceeds from this audiobook will be donated to the National Center for Family Literacy, a...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Many a day we rowed together on that quiet stream...and many a fairy tale had been extemporized...yet none of these tales got written down: they lived and died...each in its own golden afternoon until there came a day when, as it chanced, one of the listeners petitioned that the tale might be written down for her. Thus, in 1864, Oxford mathematician Charles Dodgson (under the pen name of Lewis Carroll) presented family friend, Alice Liddell with the first edition of what would become the inimitable classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Seven years after Alice's success, Carroll published Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, the equally beloved sequel. Freshly and...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice in Wonderland is one of the most wondrous, truly original stories ever written filled with magical and marvelous happenings. On its 150th anniversary in 2015, Lewis Carroll's tale of a world gone topsy turvy gets a unique picture book, turned video, retelling of the beginning of Alice's journey, with elegantly simplified text that keeps all of the astonishing adventures and wide-eyed amazement of the original. What a wonderful Introduction for young children to many of the classic Carroll characters - Alice and The White Rabbit, the Blue Caterpillar, Bill the Lizard and more. Award winning, bestselling artist Eric Puybaret creates an enchanting and magical Wonderland that...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There' (1871) (also known as 'Alice through the Looking-Glass' or simply 'Through the Looking-Glass') is a novel by Lewis Carroll and the sequel to 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' (1865). Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it. There she finds that, just like a reflection, everything is reversed, including logic (running helps you remain stationary, walking away from something brings you towards it, chessmen are alive, nursery rhyme characters exist, etc) 'Through the Looking-Glass' includes such verses as 'Jabberwocky' and 'The Walrus and the Carpenter', and...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    'Off with her head!' yells the Queen of Hearts, one of the many peculiar creatures Alice encounters after falling down a rabbit hole and into an absurd fantasy world of Mad Tea Parties, nonsensical trials, and talking animals. Published In 1865, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland became an instant success, and author Lewis Carroll broke ground with his unique take on children‘s stories: Instead of the overly simplistic and sometimes dry tales that characterized the genre in the Victorian age, Carroll introduced a book that didn‘t look down on its audience, and one that – to this day – is enjoyed by children and adults alike. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has been translated into...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll's classic tale of nonsense and imagination, 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' was an immediate sensation upon its publication in 1865. It tells the tale of Alice, a young girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole into a world filled with talking rabbits, grinning cats, mad hatters and vengeful queens. Long hailed as one of the greatest children's books ever created, 'Alice' has permeated the culture. The subject of dozens of adaptations, re-tellings, films and stage productions, 'Alice' and the sequel Carroll penned soon thereafter - 'Through the Lookingglass' - are two of the most treasured works of fiction in the English...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?” Through the Looking Glass is the sequel to Lewis Carroll’s Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This story picks up with Alice in a strange land with nonsensical creatures, puzzling situations, and an extreme amount of whimsy and curiosity. The story follows Alice as she tries to make her way out of the nonsense world, journeying deeper into nonsense in the process. Beloved classic characters from other Alice stories make appearances in this novel, such as the Mad...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll’s classic, enduring tale begins with Alice chasing the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, where she tumbles into a nonsensical world brimming with peculiar creatures. In that world she encounters a host of delightfully eccentric characters like the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, and the Queen of Hearts. Some are friends, some are enemies, and all are memorably unique. Throughout her fantastic journeys, Alice retains her reason, humor, and sense of justice. Alice has become one of the great characters of imaginative literature, as immortal as Don Quixote, Huckleberry Finn, or Dorothy Gale. Her adventures appeal to adults as well as children...read more