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  • 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

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice's Adventures Under Ground' is the original manuscript version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Alice in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English mathematician 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 have been enormously influential in both popular culture...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice's Adventures Under Ground' is the original manuscript version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Alice in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English mathematician 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 have been enormously influential in both popular culture...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    This is the original story that would later become Alice in Wonderland. The journey began at Folly Bridge in Oxford and ended 3 miles northwest in the village of Godstow. During the trip, Lewis Carroll told the three young daughters of his friend a story that featured a bored little girl named Alice who goes looking for an adventure. The girls loved it, and one of them, Alice Liddell, asked Dodgson to write it down for her. On 26 November 1864, he gave Alice the handwritten manuscript of Alice's Adventures Under Ground... The birth of an absolute...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. I. Down the Rabbit-Hole. The Pool of Tears, II. A Long Tale. The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill, III. Advice From a Caterpillar, IV. The Queen's...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the river bank, and of having nothing to do...when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran by her. Alice did not think it so very strange to hear the Rabbit say to itself, "Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!" But when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat pocket and then hurried on, she started to wonder! Running after the strange fellow, she was just in time to see it pop down a large rabbit-hole. Down jumped Alice after it (never considering how in the world she was to get out again) and she tumbled into a curious world inhabited by the Mad Hatter, the Ugly Duchess, the Mock Turtle, the Cheshire Cat,...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

  • Lewis Carroll

    Originally published in 1865, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is one of the best-known and most popular works of English-language fiction. The story centers on Alice, a young girl who falls asleep in a meadow and dreams that she follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit hole. She has many wondrous, often bizarre adventures with thoroughly illogical and very strange creatures. Often changing size unexpectedly (she grows as tall as a house and shrinks to three inches), Alice encounters such characters as the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Duchess, the Mad Hatter, the Mock Turtle, and the Red Queen. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a classic that is beloved by listeners of all...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Fiona Shaw gives a wonderfully fresh reading of Carroll's classic tale, making his fantastical characters thoroughly believable through an impression of voices. Vivid sound effects together with music by Delius, Parry and Bruckner complete this delightful...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, the master of sublime nonsense, has created one of the most famous and fantastic novels of all time. He plays with logic in ways that have given the story lasting popularity and not only stirred our imagination but revolutionized...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Alice's innocent trip chasing a white rabbit leads her on a wild and fanciful adventure full of unusual happenings, strange people, and tales that become 'curiouser and curiouser. One of the all-time great books for young readers, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an exciting and unusual tale that can entertain both children and adults alike. An Open Book audio...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland, a young girl's adventure down a magical rabbit hole, read by a full cast for Alcazar Audioworks. On a boring afternoon, Alice spots a chance for adventure when a White Rabbit wearing a coat and pocket watch dashes by her, complaining about the time. After chasing the White Rabbit down into his rabbit hole, Alice encounters an entertaining series of eccentric characters including, The Mad Hatter, The Cheshire Cat, Humpty-Dumpty and The Queen of Hearts. Join Alice as she changes sizes quite indiscriminately, has a madcap tea with an outrageous menagerie and plays croquet with truly cranky royalty. Table of Contents: Chapter 1 - Down the...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

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a work of children's literature by the English mathematician and author, the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, written under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy realm populated by grotesque figures like talking playing cards and anthropomorphic creatures. The Wonderland described in the tale plays with logic in ways that have made the story of lasting popularity with adults as well as children. It is considered to be one of the most characteristic examples of the genre of literary...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Will you follow Alice down the rabbit hole? She shrinks, she grows, and she gets into all sorts of mischief in Wonderland. After eating a peculiar cake, Alice's adventures have just begin. She meets many interesting characters along the way, including the ever-late White Rabbit, the mellow Caterpillar, the grinning Cheshire Cat, and the Queen of Hearts. Will Alice make it out of Wonderland, head still...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    In this children's classic, a girl named Alice follows falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy realm full of talking creatures. She attends a never-ending tea party and plays croquet at the court of the anthropomorphic playing cards. (Summary written by Gesine) "I loved all the voices in this project and probably wouldn't have put the time into checking into this book without this LibriVox Version of it. Great project and well done by all. What people can do really amazes me from time to time. This reminds me of how beautiful the world can be." - skinned...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 . ....read more