1 audio media player : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in. + 2 books
Level 7.4, 5 Points
Title from Playaway label.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Performed by Michael Page.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: "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, and a grinning cat, joins a mad tea-party and plays croquet with the fearsome Queen of Hears! Lost in this weird and wonderful fantasy land, Alice begins to wonder exactly how she'll ever fnd her way home. . . "-book cover.
Through the Looking-Glass: "This 1872 sequel to Lewis Carrol's beloved Alice's Adventures in Wonderland finds the inquisitive heroine in a fantastic land where everything is reversed. Looking-glass land, a topsy-turvy world lurking just behind the mirror over Aice's mantel, is a fantastic realm of live chessmen. madcap kings and queens, strange mythological creatures, talking flowers and puddings, and rude insects. Brooks and hedges divide the lush greenery of looking-glass land into a chessboard, where Alice becomes a pawn in a bizarre game of chess involving Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Lion and the Unicorn, the White Knight, and other nursery-rhyme figures. Promised a crown when she reachesthe eighth square, ALive perseveres through a surreal landscape of amusing characters that pelt her with riddles and humorous semantic quibbles and regale her with memorable poetry, including the oft-quoted 'Jabberwocky."