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  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.It tells of a young girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a subterranean fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice is feeling bored and drowsy while sitting on the riverbank with her elder sister. She then notices a talking, clothed White Rabbit with a pocket watch run past. She follows it down a rabbit hole... 'Alice in Wonderland' is a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. Its narrative course and structure, characters and imagery...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Explore the world of Alice in Wonderland like never before.Lewis Carroll’s classic story has transcended the ages to become one of the most well-known and popular tales of the 19th century. For generations, his creativity and whimsical imagination have entertained and inspired generations, cementing it as both a powerful part of popular culture and an influential book in literary history. Now, this beautifully-recorded audiobook lets you experience Lewis Carol’s imagination in an all-new way, bringing to life these fanciful characters, fantastic places, and the timeless adventure which Alice discovers in the strange world of Wonderland. As a testament to Carol’s masterful...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 English children's novel by Lewis Carroll. A young girl named Alice falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world of anthropomorphic...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice in Wonderland and Jabberwocky are brought to sparkling new life in this brilliant recording by internationally acclaimed comedienne Alison Larkin, and Audie Award-winning narrator Derek Perkins. The recordings are followed by a short excerpt from the Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll, by Carroll's nephew Stuart Dodgson Collingwood. Cover illustration by Lisa...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

    Smith Show Media presents the classic Alice in Wonderland written by Lewis Carroll and read by Allen...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

    Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland comes to life again in this dramatized version of the timeless classic, with stellar performances by Georgia Lee Schultz as Alice, and multi-award-winning Barbara Rosenblat as the Mouse, Duchess, Cheshire Cat, and the Queen. This version features a full cast of characters, music, and sound effects and introduces the original song 'My Garden Back Home.' Join Alice on her strange and wonderful adventures into the world of the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat, the White Rabbit, and the...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

    Lewis Carroll's Wonderland characters are as fresh and engaging as the day he dreamt them up. Here, for young readers, is a glorious introduction to Alice's magical universe from bestselling illustrator Eric Puybaret. Puybaret's rich, jewel-like illustrations perfectly capture the wit and whimsy of Wonderland, while the elegantly simplified text retains Carroll's most memorable lines, such as 'Curiouser and curiouser' and 'Oh dear, oh dear, I shall be too late'. Fresh, modern and gloriously colourful, this is an enchanting first step down the rabbit hole and into the world of...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

    '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

    Die Titelheldin Alice wird während eines langweiligen Picknicks mit ihrer Schwester auf ein weißes Kaninchen aufmerksam, dem sie schließlich in dessen Bau folgt. Dabei landet sie in einer traumartigen Unterwelt, die vor Paradoxa und Absurditäten nur so strotzt. Beim Versuch, dem Kaninchen zu folgen, passieren dem Mädchen zahlreiche...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Die fiktionale Welt, in der Alice im Wunderland angesiedelt ist, spielt in solch einer Weise mit Logik, dass sich die Erzählung unter Mathematikern und Kindern gleichermaßen großer Beliebtheit erfreut. Sie enthält zahlreiche satirische Anspielungen - nicht nur auf persönliche Freunde Carrolls, sondern auch auf die Schullektionen, die Kinder im England jener Zeit auswendig lernen...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    lig;er werde, so kann ich den Schlüssel erreichen; wenn ich aber kleiner davon werde, so kann ich unter der Thür durchkriechen. So, auf jeden Fall, gelange ich in den Garten, -- es ist mir einerlei wie. Sie aß ein Bißchen, und sagte neugierig zu sich selbst: 'Aufwärts oder abwärts?' Dabei hielt sie die Hand prüfend auf ihren Kopf und war ganz erstaunt zu bemerken, daß sie dieselbe Größe behielt. Freilich geschieht dies gewöhnlich, wenn man Kuchen ißt; aber Alice war schon so an wunderbare Dinge gewöhnt, daß es ihr ganz langweilig schien, wenn das Leben so natürlich fortging. Sie machte sich also daran, und verzehrte den Kuchen völlig. Zweites Kapitel. Der...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

    When seven year old Alice cannot resist following an unusual rabbit down a hole, she enters the dream like world of Wonderland. Here, everything is extraordinary - rabbits talk, cats materalise from nowhere, babies turn into pigs, and even Alice herself changes at times. Furthermore, an entire magisterial court, led by the King Of Hearts, proves to be nothing but a pack of cards. However, Alice, a courageous and polite heroine, overcomes all the obstacles presented to her in the bizarre world in which she finds herself. 1. UPS AND DOWNS. Sitting sleepily with her sister on a riverbank, Alice sees a White Rabbit in a waistcoat run past. Intrigued, she follows it down a hole. She wanders...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    This is a tale about a girl named Alice You've seen it many times, don't be callous! Every generation has heard it, since eighteen sixty five There must be wonder inside it, that keeps the magic alive! Many have ventured what it all could mean, Or what kinds of things the author had seen. Some of the voices may leave you blinking, And asking yourself “what was she thinking?” There's something we all know to be true After listening to Alice you won't be blue. You want to laugh, I'll show you how. Click that button “buy it...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    This is the handwritten book that Carroll wrote for private use before being urged to develop it later into Alice in Wonderland. It was generously illustrated by Carrol and meant to entertain his family and friends. When a sick child in a hospital enjoyed it so much, the mother wrote him saying it had distracted her for a bit from her pain and led eventually to Carroll expanding the story. The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and the Reverend Robinson Duckworth rowed in a boat, on 4 July 1862,[12] up the Isis with the three young daughters of Henry Liddell, (the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and Dean of Christ Church) : Lorina Charlotte Liddell (aged 13, born 1849); Alice...read more