Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865)
Age 11 and up
Part 1 of 2 (Through the Looking Glass )
“I’m late. I’m late, for a very important date.” Alice follows the white rabbit down a hole into the world of Wonderland. Wonderland is a strange place were a sip of a drink can make you shrink and a bit of a cake can make you the size of a giant. This is a place where our world’s rules do not apply. Alice is left to find her way through Wonderland and back home again. Alice meets a few character along the way such as; the strange grumpy philosophical hookah-smoking Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat who can make his body disappear, the Mad Hater, and the Queen of hearts who is forever screaming “off with his head.” Alice manages to get herself into heaps of trouble, read to find out how she gets out.
Latest movie version: (more based on the second part Through the Looking Glass)