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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Carroll, Lewis (Book - 2000)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
Authors: Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
Title: Alice's adventures in Wonderland
Published: New York : Aladdin Classics, 2000.
Edition: 1st Aladdin pbk. ed.
Characteristics: xiii, 150 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm.
Notes: "Includes reading group guide"--Cover.
Contents: All in the golden afternoon
Down the rabbit-hole
Pool of tears
Caucus-race and a long tale
Rabbit sends in a little bill
Advice from a caterpillar
Pig and pepper
Mad tea-party
Queen's croquet-ground
Mock turtle's story
Lobster quadrille
Who stole the tarts?
Alice's evidence.
Summary: A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
Local Note: 1
Additional Contributors: Tenniel, John 1820-1914
ISBN: 068983375X
Branch Call Number: J CAR
Statement of Responsibility: Lewis Carroll ; illustrations by John Tenniel
Subject Headings: Fantasy.
Topical Term: Fantasy.
LCCN: 99068359
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Jan 28, 2014
  • JackieFC13 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I had never read it as a child so I figured I would go ahead. The whole time I was reading this book I was able to visualize Disney's "Alice in Wonderland". The movie followed the book to a T and I had forgotten how crazy,silly totally confusing this story is but it was so much fun to read.

Sep 16, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I understand that the Alice books have a huge following, but I will not be joining that group. Literary nonsense is not for me. I love the Jabberwocky poem, but it was meant to be brief and interesting for that moment. Trying to draw it out into a plotless smorgasbord of gibberish was where I felt this went wrong. Perhaps if I'd been younger I would more enjoy ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, but as an adult, it's just not for me. It seems that the only thing interesting about Wonderland would be the visuals and the imagery that its built on does not lend itself well to a non-visual medium, such as this book. I know it's short, I know it's meant for the kids, but I just thought it was a waste of time with no meaning and, for me, if I can't reflect upon it afterwards and feel I've taken something away from it, I simply don't care. I wouldn't recommend ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.

Jul 18, 2013
  • TDSRC2014_WD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My favourite part was when Alice went to the white rabbits house to get gloves and drinks a potion and grows HUGE. My favourite character was Alice. In the book, Alice kept changing sizes.

Jul 09, 2012
  • abc6618 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I love this book. It's a classic tale but never gets old

Jul 06, 2012
  • beadingbritt rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Excellent book. You think of it as a "children's" book, but it's an enjoyable read for people of all ages.
Alice's imagination and naivety make for a fun read!

my favorite children's book of all times!

Jan 27, 2012
  • danuta_drozdziak19 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Very good book, good illustration's, kinda like the real movie, but a little different. :)

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Jun 17, 2011
  • AngelaLibrarian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"Curiouser and curiouser!"

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