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  • Lewis Carroll

    "Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do ..." .. and from that moment onward we drift with Alice into another world. When she sees a White Rabbit as it runs through the tall grass (looking worriedly at the watch it takes from its waist-coat pocket), she runs after it and drops into a strange dream. The world is full of chatty animals, from a rather stand-offish hookah-smoking caterpillar to the friendly Cheshire Cat which only sometimes goes to the bother of having a body. And everyone seems to be ordering her about ... or telling her to recite poetry! ... and all those verses that she once knew so well seem strangely...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    A dramatization of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass for the stage. In this version, Alice goes through the looking glass and encounters a variety of strange and wonderful creatures from favorite scenes of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland the Through the Looking Glass. Including a conversation with the Red and White Queens, encounters with Humpty Dumpty, the Mock Turtle, the Cheshire Cat, and the Caterpillar, and of course everyone's favorite Mad Tea Party. (Summary by...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Nonsense Verse. Each of us has giggled uncontrollably as a child or adult at some silly nothing, some play on words, some nonsense that, for a moment at least, makes the world seem genuinely funny if a little mad. In this volume of Nonsense verse you'll find many favourites to take you back to the time and place where most things are a little upside down or back to front including favourites from Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll and quite a few others to giggle along...read more

  • Lord Alfred Tennyson

    Cricket. A Sport In Verse. As the Sun lengthens its days to Summer so a sport begins to dominate the thoughts and actions of many people. This game so encapsulated of village greens, of evening song, of Middle England is now spread far across the world. From the marathon of a 5 day test to the razzle dazzle excitement of 20 Twenty it captures many things; the comforting sound of willow on leather, the slow raised hand of an umpire, the arcane rules and frequent breaks for tea and other necessities sill conjure up the image of a bygone world even though its own is now global TV, night matches and Hawk Eye cameras. In this volume poets throughout the ages share the agony, the ecstasy and...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    The Hunting of the Snark is a long nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll describing the adventures of ten weirdly assorted characters as they pursue an elusive creature known as a snark. (Summary by Shawn Craig...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    In 1862, during a boating party on the Thames River, a young Englishman named Lewis Carroll entertained three little girls by spinning a wondrous story of a disappearing cat, a mad tea party, and a croquet-playing Queen of Hearts. The story so enchanted one of the girls that she begged him to put it in writing. The result was overwhelming fame and fortune for the author and a beloved fantasy classic for children's literature. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has captivated generations of children and adults with its unforgettable blend of laughter, magic and mischief. It is a hot summer afternoon when Alice spies a white rabbit hurrying across the riverbanks. 'Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    La curiosidad de Alicia la llevará a perseguir un conejo por el bosque hasta caer por una profunda conejera a un sitio en el centro de la tierra, descubriendo un submundo mágico, repleto de personajes excéntricos. El genial Lewis Carroll crea un universo maravilloso, que será atravesado por la niña con toda su...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There 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 the episode involving Tweedledum and...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Barnbok av Lewis Carroll från 1865. Alice sitter och har tråkigt, då helt plötsligt en kanin dyker upp. Han plockar upp en klocka ur sin västficka och säger "kära hjärtanes då!". Kaninen skuttar vidare och Alice, som tycker att kaninen är spännande, springer efter honom. Han skuttar ner i ett kaninhål och när Alice tittar ner så faller hon. Hon faller länge. Och efter det så är ingenting sig...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    This tale, beloved by children and adults everywhere, follows Alice as she falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world, where she meets the Mad Hatter, the Ugly Duchess, the Mock Turtle, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat-each character more eccentric than the last. Lewis Carroll has created one of the most famous and fantastic novels of all time. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the fantasy...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    This tale, beloved by children and adults everywhere, follows Alice as she falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world, where she meets the Mad Hatter, the Ugly Duchess, the Mock Turtle, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat-each character more eccentric than the last. Lewis Carroll has created one of the most famous and fantastic novels of all time. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the fantasy...read more

  • Jalaluddin Rumi

    Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise; that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings.Forget the idea of classic poetry being somehow dull and boring and best kept to children’s textbooks. It still has life, vibrancy and relevance to our lives today. Where to start? How to do that? Poetry can be difficult. We’ve put together some very...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    An 1883 selection of Lewis Carroll's satirical and comic verse. The collection ranges from the well-known and well-loved The Hunting Of The Snark, to lesser-known gems such as Phantasmagoria, a tale of the difficulties encountered by an inexperienced phantom in his first domestic haunting, and HiawathaÕs Photographing, a brilliant satire of Longfellow's The Song of...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    A top notch retelling of Lewis Carroll's classic. Alice falls down the rabbit hole and wanders through a bizarre procession of memorable characters who have become figures of speech in English speaking culture ever since. Meet the Mock Turtle, the hookah smoking Caterpillar, the murderous Queen of Hearts, the anarchic cook with her pepper pot, the baby that turns into a pig, not to mention the grinning Cheshire Cat and the forgetful White Rabbit. This narration is humorously performed in a collection of English (one Scottish and a hint of Irish) accents to bring out the wit and wisdom of this classic...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close to her. Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland books have delighted readers across the globe for more than a hundred years. The Wonderland Collection presents three of Carroll's most famous works: - Alice in Wonderland - Through the Looking Glass - A Tangled Tale Narrated by award-winning voice talent Simon Bubb, The Wonderland Collection (Seasons Edition--Summer) is one of three...read more

  • 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). Produced by Devin Lawrence in Vrindavana Production executive Avalon Giuliano in London ICON Intern Eden Giuliano in Delhi Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Child's Play...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. No story captures the uneasy feeling of being in a strange new world quite like Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. The beloved tale, read by the iconic Jane Asher, sees Alice following a peculiar White Rabbit into the bizarre world of Wonderland, where nothing seems to make sense and everything she knows is turned on its...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is one of the definitive children’s classics and is rightfully listed as required reading for boys and girls. It is an exceptionally imaginative story of a little girl in a land of fantasy. The young heroine, Alice, stumbles into a string of adventures. From a swim in a lake of her own tears to afternoon tea with some very unusual companions, she meets a variety of original and extremely odd but charming personalities. Young readers will experience adventure, fantastic events and witness humorous conversations in a whole new world. This new adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s universally loved tale retains its original beauty and lively language, yet is...read more

  • Frances Hodgson Burnett

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This curated collection of children’s classics will take you on a journey through the bizarre world of Wonderland, into a long undiscovered secret garden, and finally into the enchanted fairytale world of The Brother’s Grimm. These classic children’s stories are read by actress and author, Jane Asher; Shakespearean actor Sir Michael Horden; and...read more

  • Edward Lear

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. A collection of the funny, curious verse written during the 19th and 20th centuries, read by some of Britain's most renowned actors. Humorous and whimsical verse are collated together in these timeless readings of poetry from our funniest writers. Performed by Sir John Gielgud; Imogen Stubbs; Tim Pigott-Smith; Peter Orr; Wendy...read more