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  • Lewis Carroll

    This poem describes a battle with a fearsome beast called “The Jabberwock” and is considered to be one of the greatest nonsense poems written in the English language. The poem is included in Lewis Carroll’s 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. In an early scene in that novel, Alice discovers a book that is written backwards. Realizing that she’s in the inverted “looking-glass land,” she holds the book up to a mirror and is able to read the poem “Jabberwocky,” but she finds it to be just as nonsensical and perplexing as the world around...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Based on the classic tale by Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party takes Alice on a further adventure in Wonderland, where she meets the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, the King and Queen, and the other main characters from the original story. The text is a modern re-telling, making the story appropriate for young children, giving them a delightful introduction to this iconic childhood classic. Read beautifully by Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt, this is a sequel to Eric Puybaret's delightful Alice in Wonderland: Down the Rabbit...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Ken Campbell, Windsor Davies, John Bird and John Fortune star in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. When Alice leans too close to the Looking Glass, she suddenly finds herself in a land of caustic characters and twisted logic – a back-to-front world where flowers can talk, Queens can run and a crown could depend on a game of chess... In her bid to become Queen of the Chess Board, Alice must escape the fearful Jabberwock and get to the eighth square. En route, she takes advice – and sometimes downright criticism – from such peculiar folk as Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Lion and the Unicorn, and very helpful gnat. Even when she has passed this test, the...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

  • Edith Nesbit

    An irresistible anthology of folklore, fables and perennial favourites, including four novels and 17 short stories This superlative collection of children's stories brings together a feast of fantastic fiction, read in full by a host of top narrators and with a comprehensive track listing for ease of listening. Comprising everything from fairytales for little ones to thrilling adventures for pre-teens, these unabridged readings are ideal for families to keep, treasure and dip into as their children grow. Listed by suggested age range and with track numbers provided, the stories are as follows: Ages 4+ 1-12 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (read by Carolyn...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    When Alice's wish to visit the Looking Glass world comes true, she can't resist delving deeper and deeper into a land of caustic characters and twisted logic. So begins a game of chess on a grand scale, where the inhabitants of each square have their own set of rules. In her bid to become Queen of the Chess Board, Alice takes advice - and sometimes downright criticism - from such peculiar folk as Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Lion and the Unicorn and very helpful gnat. Even when she has earned her crown the ordeal awaits of dinner with the Red and White Queens - and Alice learns an important lesson about not eating food you've been introduced to... This witty...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    A manuscript of a brief lecture Lewis Carroll once gave, 'Feeding the Mind' discusses the importance of not only feeding one's body, but their minds as well. He wittily puts forth connections between the diet of the body and mind, and gives helpful tips on how to best digest knowledge in the brain. Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) was an English author, best known for his works 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking Glass.' He is prized for his ability to deal with word play, logic and...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    In 1865, Lewis Carroll won the hearts of children around the world with a wondrous story of a disappearing cat, a mad tea party, and a croquet-playing Queen of Hearts. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland quickly became a beloved classic of children's literature, and fans wrote thousands of letters to Lewis Carroll asking him to write a sequel to this magical book. The result was Through the Looking Glass, a timeless tale that has captivated generations with its unforgettable blend of laughter, magic and mischief. On a snowy winter day when it's too cold to play outside, Alice begins a game of make-believe inside her house. But make-believe soon becomes real when Alice steps through a...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

    Ein wunderbar skurriler Klassiker um Alice, die in ein merkwürdiges Land kommt, mit noch viel merkwürdigeren Wesen darin. Da ist die Herzogin, der verrückte Hutmacher, der Faselhase, Ferkel und Pfeffer - und noch viele mehr. Ein ausgesprochen vergnügliches...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

    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

    '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 Carrol

    Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an 1871 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 (e.g. 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...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

    Es una novela infantil escrita por Lewis Carroll en 1871. Es la continuación de Las aventuras de Alicia en el país de las maravillas (aunque no hace referencias a lo que ocurre en ese libro). Muchas cosas de las que acontecen en el libro parecen, metafóricamente, reflejadas en un espejo. Mientras que el primer libro juega con cartas vivientes, en esta ocasión Alicia se ve envuelta en una loca partida de ajedrez. Carroll nos proporciona una lista de los movimientos que en ella se producen, aunque algunos de ellos van en contra de las reglas del juego, como si fuera un niño pequeño el que estuviera...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Journey to the imaginative world of Wonderland in this bundle of Alice in Wonderland books. Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass have inspired countless films, plays, and songs in over 150 years of their publication, and these stories continue to capture the imaginations of all generations. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – When Alice’s boring school lessons are interrupted by a white rabbit with a pocketwatch, she starts on an exciting adventure that takes her to the nonsensical and fascinating world of Wonderland. Join Alice as she meets beloved characters like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter as she tries to find her way home...read more