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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (Diversion Illustrated Classics)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (Diversion Illustrated Classics) | Lewis Carroll
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Introducing Diversion Classics, an illustrated series that showcases great works of literature from the world's most beloved authors. Lewis Carroll's stories about Alice's misadventures in a secret world are some of his best-loved works. New readers and old fans will delight in Alice's travels through a land teeming with strange beasts and talking creatures. Including ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, this two-book set is ideal for readers looking to lose themselves in Wonderland.
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Carolhreads
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5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It was just so delightful I couldn't stop laughing as I read it and I loved all the illustrations. This story was one of my favorite movies growing up and I love all the different adaptations they have made so far. My favorite poem from this book was the Walrus and the Carpenter but a close second is You are old father William

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Jeg
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Book shop today. To add to my collection of similar books and the socks to my collection of wonderful socks. 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊❤️❤️❤️❤️
@MrsMalaprop

MrsMalaprop 😍💪 Just last week I heard a mum tell her son to stop whining like a girl 😠. She said this while carrying her girl toddler 😏. 4w
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Carolhreads
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Starting!!! 😊😊😊😊

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StellaDz
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Mehso-so

These books are hard to review. They are for children, but they are so random and jumbled that it‘s like a trip reading them. Especially in Looking Glass, I‘d think that I zoned out and missed something when from paragraph to paragraph the scene/train of thought suddenly changed. You haven‘t missed anything, it‘s just that crazy.

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alisonrose
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Man, Lewis Carroll‘s brain was a weird fucking place. In general, this was amusing & fun, but it was even more bizarre than the adaptations. I never knew that the Disney version combined AAiW & TtLG into the one film. And I‘m now very impressed w/what they did with it b/c a major drawback for me w/the book is how haphazard & unconnected it was, more like a series of vignettes. And I think it was just a bit too weird 😜 But enjoyable enough! 3/5 ⭐️

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alisonrose
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I have of course seen various adaptations of this about 100 times, but I‘ve never actually read it, and it feels like a good time to do so. Work is.........uuugghhhhhh this time of year and I really need something fun and silly and light. #nowreading

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keetoncarter

This is a timeless tale that is always great to read to the kids in the classroom.

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keetoncarter
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Alices Adventure is a traditional literature tale that follows a girl that is a story of curiosity. Curiosity can lead you in many ways and this charming story is an excellent representation of it.

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keetoncarter

“Why, sometimes I‘ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”

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jillrhudy
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1. Never tired of this one!
2. Smartwool socks year-round, just vary the thickness
3. 5,728' Mount Rogers in my home county
4. Oysters, mussels, any kind of shell boogers 😖
5. Yes! I'm Zuul from Ghostbusters

#friYAYintro @howjessreads

ImperfectCJ I almost picked Alice, too! Always a joy to read. 4mo
QuietlyLaura Eww! Shell boogers! 😂 4mo
Zoes_Human I have to confess that my first thought was “There's not desert island in Alice. I mean, I guess metaphorically ... oh wait. Yeah, now I understand.“ 😂 4mo
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AmyTheBookdragon
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Alice in Wonerland has always been one of my favourites, and anything based off of it. However nothing beats the original, with such a weird and quirky storyline. I'm pretty sure this book is one if the most well known books ever, especially since there is such a big fan base over it.
This is the 5th time I've read it...

CaseyLea I love it too! 5mo
AmyTheBookdragon It's so good! 5mo
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Jen_Reads
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Went to Alice In the Village at Patriots Place in Foxboro. It‘s cute inside, but I like the one in Mystic, CT better.

mcipher I didn‘t know there were two! I still haven‘t been to the mystic one even though it‘s only like 15 minutes away 😳 5mo
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abbsinwonderland
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#covercrush #7Covers7Days
#Day1
(Not sure who‘s already playing, so I‘m just gonna pick a random handle)
@Gabbysbooks would you like to play? 💜

ju.ca.no What a pretty cover! 5mo
youneverarrived Ohhh pretty 💕 5mo
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rather_be_reading
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Walked to the grocery store in Venice to get coffee and now we are enjoying it on the balcony before starting our day.

jenniferw88 I 💗 that mug!!! 5mo
FantasyChick Want! 😍😍 5mo
Come-read-with-me @rather_be_reading Your holiday looks better and better everyday!!! Have fun! 😘 5mo
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jillannjohn ❤️ your mug! 5mo
rather_be_reading @jenniferw88 @FantasyChick @jillannjohn ikr! it was in the airbnb and meant for me! 5mo
rather_be_reading @Come-read-with-me ty! cant wait to share everything w u! 5mo
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EadieB
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Day 27 - #Adventurous #AliceAdventuresinWonderland #LewisCarroll #AugustABC

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 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.

Eggs 💗👏🏻🤗📚👍🏼 6mo
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Caroline2
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TrishB Look at that shelf 😁 6mo
JazzFeathers What fantastic editions 😍 6mo
Cathythoughts Reading Alice with my granddaughter at the moment. Brilliant 👍🏻♥️ 6mo
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OriginalCyn620 Beautiful books! 😍 6mo
erzascarletbookgasm Beautiful editions! 6mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💚💚💚 6mo
Caroline2 @Cathythoughts oh how lovely. 😊 6mo
Tanisha_A Gorgeous! 😍 6mo
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Q84
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Mariam from A Thousand Splendid Suns
Lady Anne Stone from Prairie Dreams Trilogy
@shadowspeak17 #top5

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jploves2read
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I‘ve had this for a while and I have always wanted to read it. No time like the present I suppose. 🤷🏾‍♀️🙂

Billypar I had the same thought a couple months ago. Wonderland was so good- it really lived up to its classic status. I liked Looking Glass too but not as much. 6mo
rather_be_reading my fav! 6mo
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Kcompton2912
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A wonderful piece of TL passed down for years. The whimsical story of Alice going to wonderland is a fun story to share with your students. Students will love the ridiculousness in wonderland when Alice tries to find the rabbit and gets distracted along away. This book can be used in an author study with your students. This website can be used to retrieve information for the AS. https://www.lewiscarroll.org

Kcompton2912 The UDL principle 6.2, support planning and strategy development, and the ELL strategy 16, integrate speaking listening reading and writing activities, can be met with this book combined with the strategy and resource. #UCFLAE3414SU19 7mo
DrSpalding This is a classic! It‘s nice to have new books, but it is also nice to expose students to books that continue to be a part of pop culture. 7mo
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mydearwatson
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The last time I was in Honduras, I would read this in hammocks on our breaks.

Also, you might not be able to tell from the picture, but this is a mini-edition, so that made it interesting 🤔.

#hammock #letstraveljuly @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚😊 7mo
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bookish6
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Week 15: A book people lie about reading
Reading: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
I didnt know people lied about reading books until I googled a list and this one is number 1 apparently

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erzascarletbookgasm
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Wonderland may not be a place you‘ll want to be - dangerous potions, execution-happy Queen, some rude animals..but Alice did have a marvellous adventure.

Shown above illustrations from the books from various illustrators.

#WanderingJune #ImaginaryPlaces

Cinfhen Great pick ♥️ 9mo
BooknerdsLife Love the illustrations in Alice‘s Adventure ❤️♠️♦️♣️ 9mo
Kalalalatja Good pick 👌 9mo
GypsyKat Beautiful illustrations! ♥️♠️🐇⏱🌹🗝 9mo
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hannahx
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Road trip with my boys!

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Jsara5761
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About to crack open this beauty! 😍 I don‘t remember every reading these stories but I‘ve seen most of the movie adaptations so I‘m excited to see what they got right and what they‘ve changed. 😁 (P.S. can we just talk about this Alice in Wonderland pocket watch necklace?! Books a Million FTW! 😍)

Jee_HookedOnBookz Omg the necklace! ❤️ ❤️ 😍Do they have it online too? I'm a sucker for anything Alice! 9mo
Jsara5761 I just looked and I don‘t see it. 😣 you might be able to find something like it on Amazon though! 😁 9mo
Bookladylinda I ❤️ Books A Million!!! 9mo
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Billypar
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It's weird to finally read a thing after absorbing cultural references since I was a kid. But it was still such a fun world to be immersed in. I liked the wordplay crossed with pure imagination in a landscape where anything can happen, however ludicrous. I read both books, and even though I liked Looking Glass, I didn't enjoy as much the first. The characters weren't quite as memorable and the action was more linear, given the chessboard world.

Tanisha_A And this edition! 😍 9mo
JohannaRose Wow that‘s a beautiful book! 😍📚 9mo
batsy And it's so lovely 😍 9mo
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Liz_M Please tell that is a mug where the Cheshire Cat is visible when empty/cold and he disappears when hot tea/coffee is poured in it! 9mo
Billypar @Tanisha_A @JohannaRose @batsy It's one of those Barnes & Noble collectible editions. I'm a fan of the pink with deep blue combo. 9mo
Billypar @Liz_M It is indeed ☺️ The Strand sells them. 9mo
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AnansiGirl
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I‘m very late ⌚️🐇 arriving home from a friend‘s cookout. Getting myself cozy for a Saturday night #booktomovie feature of Tim Burton‘s Alice in Wonderland.

#maymadness @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader @Clwojick

Clwojick This is a perfect night time pick! 10mo
AnansiGirl @Clwojick a perfectly crazy, mad, wonderful Burton movie 🍿 10mo
Clwojick All of burtons movies are perfectly crazy, mad and wonderful! ♥️💓 10mo
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cjegolden99

“Why, sometimes I‘ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”

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cjegolden99

Modern fantasy. These are perfect examples of the extreme whimsy that modern fantasy can bring. These stories would be great for older children or even read aloud to younger children. The fact that there are movies will make it even easier to read it to you get children.

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cjegolden99
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Alices Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carrol, 1865/1871. These two stories are often lumped together as they are about the same world. This extremely colorful classic is full of crazy characters that children and adults have loved since their creation. These stories are whimsically charming and wonderfully eccentric.

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GypsyKat
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I love the Alice in Wonderland playing cards that the hubs put in my Easter basket, and the little Cheshire cat Funko, too. ⏱🐇✨🍄

Zelma Those are gorgeous, but I am really perplexed at the choices for the suits. Why no queens on the Queen suits, etc? (edited) 10mo
GypsyKat @Zelma I had the same thought, but I love them anyway. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 10mo
Zelma @GypsyKat and then as I was writing that comment, I figured it was Wonderland so anything goes. 😆 10mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Seeing as I‘m a nurse I need those lol 🤣🤣🤣🤣 10mo
GypsyKat @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Do you use playing cards much as a nurse? 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @GypsyKat no I‘m joking!! Have you seen all the stuff about the senator making that comment? Those are beautiful cards though!! 10mo
GypsyKat @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks No I didn‘t. I haven‘t seen much news lately. 10mo
Emily92Bibliophile Where did he get those cards ??💙 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @GypsyKat it‘s a big joke now with nurses lol 10mo
GypsyKat @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Girl! I had to look that up after you mentioned it! What a horrible thing to say! How can anyone not have respect for nurses!? Ugh! 🤦🏻‍♀️ 10mo
GypsyKat @Emily92Bibliophile Amazon, I think. 10mo
jb72 They are beautiful! 10mo
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Waynegjr
Journeys in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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A round up of my book themed coffee mugs.

#7 @outofprint ‘s Alice mug. I usually reserve this one for tea, but it‘s too damn early to even consider not pouring myself another cup of coffee.

#mugsoflitsy

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Sarah83
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I had a gorgeous #teaparty this afternoon with @Heideschrampf and @scripturient .... Nina, this was such a great idea. We had so much fun. 😍😁😎 #bookishbirthday

squirrelbrain Looks fabulous! 🍰 🧁 🎂 10mo
youneverarrived Looks lovely 💕 10mo
Buechersuechtling @Sarah83 @scripturient @Heideschrampf Oh, this looks not only tasty 😋 but also like great fun. 😃 If you like to share that secret: What did you put on those sandwiches❓ 10mo
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Buechersuechtling @Sarah83 It‘s a little bit funny that I see your post now because earlier today I was thinking that I haven‘t seen a post from you for quite some days. Might also be a wrong perception but that‘s how I feel/felt about it. 🤷🏽‍♀️ 10mo
Sarah83 @Buechersuechtling I posted one entry this morning, one yesterday and two on Friday... 🤗 10mo
Buechersuechtling @Sarah83 🤦🏽‍♀️🤐 Then, where did I have my eyes 👀❓🤔 [No answer needed. Maybe I do not only get old but my eyesight also decreases …] 10mo
Sarah83 @Buechersuechtling I think sometimes it's like Facebook, that you don't see each post on her timeline... 10mo
LeahBergen This looks wonderful! 10mo
rubyslippersreads Looks like so much fun (and delicious 😊). 10mo
Sarah83 @rubyslippersreads @LeahBergen it was definitely great. We had so much fun 😍 10mo
BiblioLitten So much fun!! 🎉😍 10mo
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Madimccrady22

This is a magical story and I will for sure have this classic in my book collection.

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BooksForEmpathy
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At Shanghai Disney, the Alice in Wonderland attraction is a walkthrough maze that is so beautifully chilling and immersive; complete with the most ominous music while you make your way through the rabbit hole into Wonderland. We met the creepy, stone-faced Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the elusive Cheshire Cat, felt swallowed up by the flowers, and had tremendous fun at the bizarre Mad Hatter‘s tea party. Here I am about to see the Red Queen 🌹♥️.

Crazeedi Just awesome!! 11mo
readordierachel Very cool! 11mo
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Erofan
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150 years ago, a mathematician from Oxford wrote a fairy tale about a little Englishwoman. Everyone knows this girl: she fell into a rabbit hole, she went through a mirror! Invented by Lewis Carroll #Wonderland still excites the imagination of readers all over the world: children and adults, historians and artists, philosophers and poets! 🐇☕🎩🌹😸♠♥
#AlicesAdventuresinWonderland #ThroughtheLookingGlassandWhatAliceFoundThere

Slajaunie My granddaughter is named for her. 11mo
Erofan @Slajaunie Alice is a very beautiful name! ❤ 11mo
Centique Those pop up books are fantastic! I have the beginnings of an Alice collection but only one pop up so I‘m jealous 😍 11mo
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Erofan @Centique Yeah, the books are great! But these books have so many details to pull, to unfold! There is no time to read the original story! Please don't be jealous 😊 11mo
Centique @Erofan 👍😘 11mo
BiblioLitten This is splendid! I love pop up books.😍😍 11mo
kaysworld1 This looks amazing xx 11mo
BooknerdsLife That‘s one gorgeous book 😍😍😍❤️ Love Alice in Wonderland 🥰 11mo
hhavel I actually saw the original Lewis Carroll manuscript of "Alice in Wonderland" on a trip to England several years ago. I think it is housed in the National Museum. The original manuscript itself is in a leather-bound journal book with incredible hand drawings by the author himself. He gave this book to a young girl he had been observing in his town. Somehow, the book ended up being one of the greatest stories in the English language. Thanks! 11mo
jpmcwisemorgan I went to an Alice in Wonderland exhibit at UT Austin a few years ago - apparently they have a sizeable collection. It was really cool to see all the different art work from over the years. 11mo
Erofan @hhavel Wow! 😄 Such a book really exists! I found it on the British library website http://www.bl.uk/turning-the-pages/?id=86825520-a671-11db-a264-0050c2490048&type... 11mo
wordzie 11mo
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JessClark78
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1. Part of the view from my front porch.
2. Yes. It‘s a peaceful community. All the neighbors around me are nice and friendly.
3. The tagged book and also A Game of Thrones.
4. Usually in the morning and afternoon.
5. Chicken tenders with a mix of fries and tater tots. Leftover cherry pie and French Vanilla ice cream.

#FriYAYintro

CouronneDhiver 🍒🥧 is heavenly! 12mo
Velvetfur Cherry pie! 💜🍒💜🍒 12mo
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mollsmichele

“There was not a moment to be lost: away went Alice like the wind.”

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mollsmichele
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The detailed black and white sketches in this story add depth to the imagination and creativity in this tale.

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mollsmichele
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This story was written in 1978 and published by Weathervane Books. I grew up with this tale. It is a modern fantasy about a young girl named Alice who finds herself stumbling into a strange and curious new world. It has disturbing and surrealistic characters that she much face on her adventures. It is full of magic and wonder.

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Shaneyney
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A classic that never gets old. Not exactly like the movies, so you should take the time to actually read them if you haven‘t

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“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”

― Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

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hollylynnbee
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One of my favorite books, movie, and quote 🐇

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HollyBahling
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Mehso-so

Alice is super annoying and if she just learned to close her mouth she could have avoided any and all the trouble she caused in both stories. These books really should be read in psychology classes. Lewis Carroll showcases many textbook characteristics of mental illness in his writing and I had quite a hard time NOT diagnosing him. I don‘t know what Disney was thinking. Overall the story is erratic and jumps quickly from one place to another.

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Savedbygrace
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Princess-Kingofkings I can't wait! 13mo
Savedbygrace @Princess-Kingofkings , I love these book swaps! 😍 13mo
Princess-Kingofkings I've never participated but I have so many ideas for this one! I'm looking forward to the opportunity. 13mo
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Sandwell214
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Awesome. Definitely one if my favorites!

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KSH
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👍🏽

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sprainedbrain
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I finally read the original Alice stories! What a trippy, weird adventure. I think I liked Wonderland better, but Through the Looking Glass was fun, too. There‘s a lot of humor, imagination, and general oddness—I have to say the original Tenniel illustrations are sort of creepy. My 7-year-old boy and I read this gorgeous edition together... he‘s a big fan of the Burton movie and loved the books!

Bonus: this counts as 2 #1001books!

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Tanisha_A What a gorgeous cover/ edition! 14mo
erzascarletbookgasm That‘s a pretty edition. Hope you had a lovely Christmas, Jenni. 💚❤️ 14mo
sprainedbrain @erzascarletbookgasm it was very nice! I hope you enjoyed yours as well, Jessie! ❤️ 14mo
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ephemeralwaltz GORGEOUS❤️❤️❤️ Love these stories! 14mo
gradcat Great cover! 👍😍 14mo
JazzFeathers Alice in Womderland is one of my all time favourite books. The oddness is one of the things l love the most. I read Through the Looking Glass only once as a kid and never again because l liked it less than Wanderland, but recently l've read a few articles about it that picked my interest. It might be time for a reread. 14mo
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Dogearedcopy
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🎧 I ❤️ Alice in Wonderland and have a few different audio editions of both AAIW and TTLG. Just started this one from *1995* with Michael Page narrating! MP is talking *very* fast so I‘m slowing the audio *down* to .75! The remastering from the original tape isn‘t very good so you have what sounds like talking in the background (print through.)

But for all that, it‘s still a story I love coming back to.

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ValkyrieAndHerBooks
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“Yes, that‘s it,” said the hatter with a sigh, “it‘s always tea time.”

#OctoberPutASpellOnYou #Party 🍵🎉 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

umbrellagirl Beautiful cover! 1y
ValkyrieAndHerBooks @umbrellagirl I love it! I stared at it longingly every time I went into the B&N for like a year before my friend groused at me and made me “buy it already!” Lol, it was rough 😘 1y
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