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Through the Looking-Glass 1

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Looking Glass House

Dear Kidz, This is one for before Christmas and the white snow…

The beautiful language Alice uses when she describes the white snow outside the window and white quilted cushion and of course the white cat itself.  All this snow and white and the  looking glass itself that reminds us of Christmas to come!

As well as a link to the chapter in Alice in Wonderland ‘Down the Rabbit hole and the theme of Time!’


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Through the Looking-Glass Looking-Glass House. Alice’s out of the way adventures start again in the second Alice book by Lewis Carroll, published in 1871.

This time she meets characters from a game of chess – as opposed to the pack of cards in the first book. There are more jokes based on bending logic, and we can look forward to plenty of conundrums.

In the opening scene, Alice is playing with her cats and a ball of wool (worsted). This might well have been written from observation. Lewis Carroll’s real name was Charles Dodgson, and he was tutor at Christchurch College, Oxford. He befriended Alice Liddell, the pretty and clever daughter of the College’s Dean. And Alice really did have a cat called Dinah.

But the highlight of the chapter is surely one of the most brilliant pieces of nonsense ever written. The poem called

“JABBERWOCKY” which begins ‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves..”

Read, of course, by Natasha. Duration 23.10.

See PRC Lewis Carroll, Lexicon & Nonce Verse

and PRC Alice Time & Parallel Worlds


CHAPTER 1

Looking-Glass House

One thing was certain, that the WHITE kitten had had nothing to

do with it:–it was the black kitten’s fault entirely. For the

white kitten had been having its face washed by the old cat for

the last quarter of an hour (and bearing it pretty well,

considering); so you see that it COULDN’T have had any hand in

the mischief.

The way Dinah washed her children’s faces was this: first she

held the poor thing down by its ear with one paw, and then with

the other paw she rubbed its face all over, the wrong way,

beginning at the nose: and just now, as I said, she was hard at

work on the white kitten, which was lying quite still and trying

to purr–no doubt feeling that it was all meant for its good.

But the black kitten had been finished with earlier in the

afternoon, and so, while Alice was sitting curled up in a corner

of the great arm-chair, half talking to herself and half asleep,

the kitten had been having a grand game of romps with the ball of

worsted Alice had been trying to wind up, and had been rolling it

up and down till it had all come undone again; and there it was,

spread over the hearth-rug, all knots and tangles, with the

kitten running after its own tail in the middle.

‘Oh, you wicked little thing!’ cried Alice, catching up the

kitten, and giving it a little kiss to make it understand that it

was in disgrace. ‘Really, Dinah ought to have taught you better

manners! You OUGHT, Dinah, you know you ought!’ she added,

looking reproachfully at the old cat, and speaking in as cross a

voice as she could manage–and then she scrambled back into the

arm-chair, taking the kitten and the worsted with her, and began

winding up the ball again. But she didn’t get on very fast, as

she was talking all the time, sometimes to the kitten, and

sometimes to herself. Kitty sat very demurely on her knee,

pretending to watch the progress of the winding, and now and then

putting out one paw and gently touching the ball, as if it would

be glad to help, if it might.

‘Do you know what to-morrow is, Kitty?’ Alice began. ‘You’d

have guessed if you’d been up in the window with me–only Dinah

was making you tidy, so you couldn’t. I was watching the boys

getting in sticks for the bonfire–and it wants plenty of

sticks, Kitty! Only it got so cold, and it snowed so, they had

to leave off. Never mind, Kitty, we’ll go and see the bonfire

to-morrow.’ Here Alice wound two or three turns of the worsted

round the kitten’s neck, just to see how it would look: this led

to a scramble, in which the ball rolled down upon the floor, and

yards and yards of it got unwound again.

‘Do you know, I was so angry, Kitty,’ Alice went on as soon as

they were comfortably settled again, ‘when I saw all the mischief

you had been doing, I was very nearly opening the window, and

putting you out into the snow! And you’d have deserved it, you

little mischievous darling! What have you got to say for

yourself? Now don’t interrupt me!’ she went on, holding up one

finger. ‘I’m going to tell you all your faults. Number one:

you squeaked twice while Dinah was washing your face this

morning. Now you can’t deny it, Kitty: I heard you! What’s that

you say?’ (pretending that the kitten was speaking.) ‘Her paw

went into your eye? Well, that’s YOUR fault, for keeping your

eyes open–if you’d shut them tight up, it wouldn’t have

happened. Now don’t make any more excuses, but listen! Number

two: you pulled Snowdrop away by the tail just as I had put down

the saucer of milk before her! What, you were thirsty, were you?

How do you know she wasn’t thirsty too? Now for number three:

you unwound every bit of the worsted while I wasn’t looking!

‘That’s three faults, Kitty, and you’ve not been punished for

any of them yet. You know I’m saving up all your punishments for

Wednesday week–Suppose they had saved up all MY punishments!’

she went on, talking more to herself than the kitten. ‘What

WOULD they do at the end of a year? I should be sent to prison,

I suppose, when the day came. Or–let me see–suppose each

punishment was to be going without a dinner: then, when the

miserable day came, I should have to go without fifty dinners at

once! Well, I shouldn’t mind THAT much! I’d far rather go

without them than eat them!

‘Do you hear the snow against the window-panes, Kitty? How

nice and soft it sounds! Just as if some one was kissing the

window all over outside. 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.” And when

they wake up in the summer, Kitty, they dress themselves all in

green, and dance about–whenever the wind blows–oh, that’s

very pretty!’ cried Alice, dropping the ball of worsted to clap

her hands. ‘And I do so WISH it was true! I’m sure the woods

look sleepy in the autumn, when the leaves are getting brown.

‘Kitty, can you play chess? Now, don’t smile, my dear, I’m

asking it seriously. Because, when we were playing just now, you

watched just as if you understood it: and when I said “Check!”

you purred! Well, it WAS a nice check, Kitty, and really I might

have won, if it hadn’t been for that nasty Knight, that came

wiggling down among my pieces. Kitty, dear, let’s pretend–’

And here I wish I could tell you half the things Alice used to

say, beginning with her favourite phrase ‘Let’s pretend.’ She

had had quite a long argument with her sister only the day before

–all because Alice had begun with ‘Let’s pretend we’re kings

and queens;’ and her sister, who liked being very exact, had

argued that they couldn’t, because there were only two of them,

and Alice had been reduced at last to say, ‘Well, YOU can be one

of them then, and I’LL be all the rest.’ And once she had really

frightened her old nurse by shouting suddenly in her ear, ‘Nurse!

Do let’s pretend that I’m a hungry hyaena, and you’re a bone.’

But this is taking us away from Alice’s speech to the kitten.

‘Let’s pretend that you’re the Red Queen, Kitty! Do you know, I

think if you sat up and folded your arms, you’d look exactly like

her. Now do try, there’s a dear!’ And Alice got the Red Queen

off the table, and set it up before the kitten as a model for it

to imitate: however, the thing didn’t succeed, principally,

Alice said, because the kitten wouldn’t fold its arms properly.

So, to punish it, she held it up to the Looking-glass, that it

might see how sulky it was–’and if you’re not good directly,’

she added, ‘I’ll put you through into Looking-glass House. How

would you like THAT?’

‘Now, if you’ll only attend, Kitty, and not talk so much, I’ll

tell you all my ideas about Looking-glass House. First, there’s

the room you can see through the glass–that’s just the same as

our drawing room, only the things go the other way. I can see

all of it when I get upon a chair–all but the bit behind the

fireplace. Oh! I do so wish I could see THAT bit! I want so

much to know whether they’ve a fire in the winter: you never CAN

tell, you know, unless our fire smokes, and then smoke comes up

in that room too–but that may be only pretense, just to make

it look as if they had a fire. Well then, the books are

something like our books, only the words go the wrong way; I know

that, because I’ve held up one of our books to the glass, and

then they hold up one in the other room.

‘How would you like to live in Looking-glass House, Kitty? I

wonder if they’d give you milk in there? Perhaps Looking-glass

milk isn’t good to drink–But oh, Kitty! now we come to the

passage. You can just see a little PEEP of the passage in

Looking-glass House, if you leave the door of our drawing-room

wide open: and it’s very like our passage as far as you can see,

only you know it may be quite different on beyond. Oh, Kitty!

how nice it would be if we could only get through into Looking-

glass House! I’m sure it’s got, oh! such beautiful things in it!

Let’s pretend there’s a way of getting through into it, somehow,

Kitty. Let’s pretend the glass has got all soft like gauze, so

that we can get through. Why, it’s turning into a sort of mist

now, I declare! It’ll be easy enough to get through–’ She

was up on the chimney-piece while she said this, though she

hardly knew how she had got there. And certainly the glass WAS

beginning to melt away, just like a bright silvery mist.

In another moment Alice was through the glass, and had jumped

lightly down into the Looking-glass room. The very first thing

she did was to look whether there was a fire in the fireplace,

and she was quite pleased to find that there was a real one,

blazing away as brightly as the one she had left behind. ‘So I

shall be as warm here as I was in the old room,’ thought Alice:

‘warmer, in fact, because there’ll be no one here to scold me

away from the fire. Oh, what fun it’ll be, when they see me

through the glass in here, and can’t get at me!’

Then she began looking about, and noticed that what could be

seen from the old room was quite common and uninteresting, but

that all the rest was as different as possible. For instance, the

pictures on the wall next the fire seemed to be all alive, and

the very clock on the chimney-piece (you know you can only see

the back of it in the Looking-glass) had got the face of a little

old man, and grinned at her.

‘They don’t keep this room so tidy as the other,’ Alice thought

to herself, as she noticed several of the chessmen down in the

hearth among the cinders: but in another moment, with a little

‘Oh!’ of surprise, she was down on her hands and knees watching

them. The chessmen were walking about, two and two!

‘Here are the Red King and the Red Queen,’ Alice said (in a

whisper, for fear of frightening them), ‘and there are the White

King and the White Queen sitting on the edge of the shovel–and

here are two castles walking arm in arm–I don’t think they can

hear me,’ she went on, as she put her head closer down, ‘and I’m

nearly sure they can’t see me. I feel somehow as if I were

invisible–’

Here something began squeaking on the table behind Alice, and

made her turn her head just in time to see one of the White Pawns

roll over and begin kicking: she watched it with great

curiosity to see what would happen next.

‘It is the voice of my child!’ the White Queen cried out as she

rushed past the King, so violently that she knocked him over

among the cinders. ‘My precious Lily! My imperial kitten!’ and

she began scrambling wildly up the side of the fender.

‘Imperial fiddlestick!’ said the King, rubbing his nose, which

had been hurt by the fall. He had a right to be a LITTLE annoyed

with the Queen, for he was covered with ashes from head to foot.

Alice was very anxious to be of use, and, as the poor little

Lily was nearly screaming herself into a fit, she hastily picked

up the Queen and set her on the table by the side of her noisy

little daughter.

The Queen gasped, and sat down: the rapid journey through the

air had quite taken away her breath and for a minute or two she

could do nothing but hug the little Lily in silence. As soon as

she had recovered her breath a little, she called out to the

White King, who was sitting sulkily among the ashes, ‘Mind the

volcano!’

‘What volcano?’ said the King, looking up anxiously into the

fire, as if he thought that was the most likely place to find

one.

‘Blew–me–up,’ panted the Queen, who was still a little

out of breath. ‘Mind you come up–the regular way–don’t get

blown up!’

Alice watched the White King as he slowly struggled up from bar

to bar, till at last she said, ‘Why, you’ll be hours and hours

getting to the table, at that rate. I’d far better help you,

hadn’t I?’ But the King took no notice of the question: it was

quite clear that he could neither hear her nor see her.

So Alice picked him up very gently, and lifted him across more

slowly than she had lifted the Queen, that she mightn’t take his

breath away: but, before she put him on the table, she thought

she might as well dust him a little, he was so covered with

ashes.

She said afterwards that she had never seen in all her life

such a face as the King made, when he found himself held in the

air by an invisible hand, and being dusted: he was far too much

astonished to cry out, but his eyes and his mouth went on getting

larger and larger, and rounder and rounder, till her hand shook

so with laughing that she nearly let him drop upon the floor.

‘Oh! PLEASE don’t make such faces, my dear!’ she cried out,

quite forgetting that the King couldn’t hear her. ‘You make me

laugh so that I can hardly hold you! And don’t keep your mouth

so wide open! All the ashes will get into it–there, now I

think you’re tidy enough!’ she added, as she smoothed his hair,

and set him upon the table near the Queen.

The King immediately fell flat on his back, and lay perfectly

still: and Alice was a little alarmed at what she had done, and

went round the room to see if she could find any water to throw

over him. However, she could find nothing but a bottle of ink,

and when she got back with it she found he had recovered, and he

and the Queen were talking together in a frightened whisper–so

low, that Alice could hardly hear what they said.

The King was saying, ‘I assure, you my dear, I turned cold to

the very ends of my whiskers!’

To which the Queen replied, ‘You haven’t got any whiskers.’

‘The horror of that moment,’ the King went on, ‘I shall never,

NEVER forget!’

‘You will, though,’ the Queen said, ‘if you don’t make a

memorandum of it.’

Alice looked on with great interest as the King took an

enormous memorandum-book out of his pocket, and began writing. A

sudden thought struck her, and she took hold of the end of the

pencil, which came some way over his shoulder, and began writing

for him.

The poor King looked puzzled and unhappy, and struggled with the

pencil for some time without saying anything; but Alice was too

strong for him, and at last he panted out, ‘My dear! I really

MUST get a thinner pencil. I can’t manage this one a bit; it

writes all manner of things that I don’t intend–’

‘What manner of things?’ said the Queen, looking over the book

(in which Alice had put ‘THE WHITE KNIGHT IS SLIDING DOWN THE

POKER. HE BALANCES VERY BADLY’) ‘That’s not a memorandum of

YOUR feelings!’

There was a book lying near Alice on the table, and while she

sat watching the White King (for she was still a little anxious

about him, and had the ink all ready to throw over him, in case

he fainted again), she turned over the leaves, to find some part

that she could read, ‘–for it’s all in some language I don’t

know,’ she said to herself.

It was like this.

YKCOWREBBAJ

sevot yhtils eht dna ,gillirb sawT’

ebaw eht ni elbmig dna eryg diD

,sevogorob eht erew ysmim llA

.ebargtuo shtar emom eht dnA

She puzzled over this for some time, but at last a bright

thought struck her. ‘Why, it’s a Looking-glass book, of course!

And if I hold it up to a glass, the words will all go the right

way again.’

This was the poem that Alice read.

JABBERWOCKY

‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves

Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;

All mimsy were the borogoves,

And the mome raths outgrabe.

‘Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!

Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun

The frumious Bandersnatch!’

He took his vorpal sword in hand:

Long time the manxome foe he sought–

So rested he by the Tumtum tree,

And stood awhile in thought.

And as in uffish thought he stood,

The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,

Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,

And burbled as it came!

One, two! One, two! And through and through

The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!

He left it dead, and with its head

He went galumphing back.

‘And hast thou slain the Jabberwock?

Come to my arms, my beamish boy!

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!’

He chortled in his joy.

‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves

Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;

All mimsy were the borogoves,

And the mome raths outgrabe.

‘It seems very pretty,’ she said when she had finished it, ‘but

it’s RATHER hard to understand!’ (You see she didn’t like to

confess, ever to herself, that she couldn’t make it out at all.)

‘Somehow it seems to fill my head with ideas–only I don’t

exactly know what they are! However, SOMEBODY killed SOMETHING:

that’s clear, at any rate–’

‘But oh!’ thought Alice, suddenly jumping up, ‘if I don’t make

haste I shall have to go back through the Looking-glass, before

I’ve seen what the rest of the house is like! Let’s have a look

at the garden first!’ She was out of the room in a moment, and

ran down stairs–or, at least, it wasn’t exactly running, but a

new invention of hers for getting down stairs quickly and easily,

as Alice said to herself. She just kept the tips of her fingers

on the hand-rail, and floated gently down without even touching

the stairs with her feet; then she floated on through the hall,

and would have gone straight out at the door in the same way, if

she hadn’t caught hold of the door-post. She was getting a

little giddy with so much floating in the air, and was rather

glad to find herself walking again in the natural way.

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147 Responses to “Through the Looking-Glass 1”

  • batman99 says:

    jabberwocky is a weird poem

  • mamma says:

    i hate it

  • kelly says:

    plz make them more funnyier

  • yuiko says:

    i love this story its so awesome

  • sarah says:

    i like thisshstory very mu

  • Amelia says:

    Its so cool that Natasha can read it so I can finish my(homeschooling ) work
    Thanks a lot I only just started story nory my first book was Alice in wonderland
    And Natasha was so cool I also like the voices of the characters eg. Red king And in Alice in wonderland the mock turtle the duchess and the mad hatter
    Thanks for reading!!!

  • #1 Bestseller says:

    Love your books and has so much detail!

  • Tyler says:

    Can you please make funny and scary stories plz

  • megan says:

    i lik the way she goesin side the loking glasss

  • epicness says:

    well read

  • Aileen says:

    its awesome

  • Aileen says:

    i like to read this book beacause its coooooooooooooool;;;;;;;;;;its adventures

  • Venice says:

    i am 7 yers old I love the story it’s worth 11111199999999 dollers

  • sam says:

    cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous says:

    Grolin césar

  • AnonyMouse says:

    I love this story! Well written, and my little sister really enjoys hearing the adventure! ;)

  • vinjeru says:

    l love this book l ever bot it today

  • ilike this istory is cute

  • hollie says:

    good story

  • Anonymous says:

    vary good

  • kinjah says:

    i love alice in the wonderland the movie but the book is lame hat i am right mmm girl

  • pixy-j says:

    i loooooooooooooooooooooooooooo…..ve it

  • zoe-lee says:

    .booooooooooooooooooooooooring story,but now i like it… thanks natasha

  • melanie says:

    cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo…..li like her voice.its soooooooooooooo…. interesting,funny and fine.the story is great. smile…

  • Jane says:

    i like the story^^

  • andrea says:

    it’s ok

  • unknown says:

    .l. .l. .l. .l. .l. .l. .l. .l. .l.:o :) :(

  • unknown says:

    N***** LOOK I love this story you have to watch the Movie on youtube it is so Cool come on!°!!!:):( .l.

  • unknown says:

    N***** LOOK I love this story you have to watch the Movie on youtube it is so Cool come on!°!!!:):(

  • subrina says:

    awsome story!

  • Natasha says:

    Hello

    Thank you. Alice is Wonderland is a wonderful tale. Alice discovers the white kitten that is playing with a ball of worsted ( tangled wool) and she is at once eager to see if she can play with it. Alice has a very curious character and meets some more curious creatures in the remaining chapters of the book.

    Thanks for listening
    Bye Bye
    N *

  • sanaa says:

    yes it was woderfull

  • sanaa says:

    I love kittys

  • kalin says:

    Alice is my favorite story i wish i was Alice. thank you so much natasha ^^

  • Natasha says:

    Hello Alice

    Is a curious character who asks lots of questions in the strange world she finds hersekf in. In this first chapter she talks to the kittens with their wool

    Thanks for listening

    Bye Bye
    N*

  • sam hadley says:

    i love alice

  • Natasha says:

    Hello

    Thank you for your comment. Alice Through the Looking Glass is a wonderful sequel to Alice’s adventures in Wonderland. The remaining chapters are coming soon.

    Thanks for listening

    Bye Bye
    N *

  • dumby says:

    this story is gr8 but nothing like the real story;)to bad:(

  • Willa says:

    alice is really

  • Natasha says:

    Hello
    Thank you for your comment
    Alice through the Looking Glass is good sequel to the first novel by Lewis Caroll
    Alice finds herself in a inverted world and discovers the JabBerwocky poem that is written back to front and she can only read from the mirror.
    Thanks for listening, we hope to have the remaining Through the Looking Glass chapters out soon!

    Bye Bye!
    N *

  • klara says:

    great story i love alice in wonder land!!!!!!!!!

  • anomynous says:

    this story doesn’t make sense

  • mary says:

    natasha narrate more. you r awesome!

  • Natasha says:

    Hello

    Thank your for your comment. Alice is a perfect name for a girl who is both curious and bright. In this first chapter she finds herself in an inverted world, which means everything appears inside out like that of a looking glass ball. She finds a mirror and reads the dramatic Jabberwocky poem that is written back to front. It is an intriguing first chapter to begin the second part adventure of Alice.

    Thanks for listening
    Bye Bye
    N *

  • Natasha says:

    Hello
    Alice who finds herself inside the Looking Glass house in chapter one of this audio story, discovers she is in an inverted world,
    which means everything appears inside out, similar to a looking glass ball. Alice finds a mirror and reads the Jabberwocky poem, that is written in a back to front language. Its is a great first chapter to begin the second part adventure of Alice.

    Thanks for listening

    Bye Bye
    N *

  • grace says:

    Alice in Wonderland i like name

  • ezgi says:

    the story is veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrrryyyyyyy
    Loooooooooooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnngggggggggggggggg

  • Natasha says:

    Hello

    You’re welcome, The Looking Glass house, chapter 1,
    is a curious chapter in the beginning of The Through the Looking Glass chapters,
    in which Little Alice enters the upside down world through the Looking Glass and reads the back to front poem of
    the Jabberwocky poem in the mirror.
    The Alice in Wonderland chapters are excellent for reading and the language is very poetic as it was written in Lexicon, a language that Lewis Carroll made up.
    The remaining Alice Through the Looking Glass chapter will be on the site soon!

    Bye Bye
    N *

  • bharati says:

    It is very good for reading .We need to read every day.Thank you very much.

  • harrison says:

    hi i think the story is very good and we use this website at school .. so i like to log on to it and check it out to tell friends

  • klara and alma says:

    good story, pretty long

  • kim says:

    I really love this story.
    Always thanks, Natasha.

  • annabeth says:

    great i love this book! and, read by natasha makes it even better!

  • my poopy says:

    LOVE THE STORY

  • austin says:

    I love this and xoloa sivla funji enjoyia!!!! bloughty

  • Natasha says:

    Hello,

    The first chapter in Through the Looking Glass with the Jabberwocky poem that Alice reads is good.

    ‘ The Mouses Tale’ and ‘The Lion & The Unicorn’ within other chapters,
    by Lewis Carroll, you may also enjoy.

    Thanks for listening
    Bye Bye

    N*

  • Kiva says:

    Natasha is a brilliant reader. I hope she keeps narrating.
    NATASHA YOU ROCK!!!

  • anushka says:

    great expresion Natasha!

  • Chloe says:

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  • derdic says:

    i thought this book was a good one

  • cookiecookie says:

    his is an awsome website. on all the other story websites i went on they didn’t read for you but in this one they do!:)x);)?)

  • shauna says:

    I really enjoyed the first chapter of Alice Through the looking glass?

  • no ma gustaooo -.- xD es muu dificil entenderloo por lo menos para mi x)

  • Anonymous says:

    very very good

  • Sophia says:

    I really enjoyed the first chapter of Alice Through the looking glass?

  • elle bella says:

    mint :) i <3 it and i <3 kittens

  • gesdr says:

    this the best story

  • Anonymous says:

    this story was the the best story just playing the worst

  • Alice says:

    i loved it all of it its sooooo good,Alice In Wonderland is the best ever :)Oh and god be with u to andrew

  • Cliff says:

    It is so ccccccccooooooooooooooooooooooolllllllllllnand marvelous.

  • kayleigh says:

    i justed puted my name to alice in wonder land it was a joke case i relly wana be her anyway then ppl think oh theres alice andwonder land well its no me well shes in the red qweens land :(

  • alice in wonderland says:

    i love alice in wonder land i love the new one than the 2 old ones and i read the book and wached the movie abaout 15 times… no wait was it 10? …noway it was 20 times so it was fun:) xD =D

  • kristen13 says:

    I LOVE THIS HAHAHAHAHAAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA=]=]=]=]=]=]=]=]=]=]=]=

  • kristen13 says:

    I LOVE THIS

  • maria says:

    i liked it alot

  • K says:

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  • mali says:

    i like storys speshily yours

  • Rain says:

    It is so great!!!!!!!!!!

  • zachary says:

    this book is not alice returns it is so stypied

  • andrew says:

    my kids thank you. im trying to find the Scottish story of jack and the dancing trees first heard on bbc world service complete with accent. cant wait for through the looking glass 2. the age of digital graphics and the simpsons has numbed the creative minds of the little children, you are making a difference.thankyou very much for what you are doing and god be with you.

  • Hannah says:

    I loved it cant wait for the next one I love kittens!

  • mantra says:

    absolutely splendid reading from Natasha. I read to my children regularly, and so often can’t BEAR the readings of dear kind generous amateurs who post their versions of beloved children’s books. I can’t tell you how delighted I am to have happened upon this site! I join all the other anxious listeners who beg you to bring us the rest of Looking Glass.. don’t bother to edit it! Try us– I’m sure you’ll find your audience quite forgiving of whatever you give us! Best, all the Plonseys in America

  • Hannah.b says:

    I haven’t written here since I was 10, and someone used my name in a rude comment, saying I was 11.

  • alisha says:

    it is a good story it rilly is

  • lee says:

    im sorry but I HAVE BEEN WAITING for over a jear for part two please pretty please please with a cherry and suger on top make part two :,(
    and make me : )

  • Kendra and Kayla says:

    (Kayla) NO offense everybody but this story is kind of confusing! When I look at the words, it got kind of boring and gave me a headache! I wish the words wasn’t to wide opened in space!

  • Adnan says:

    Thank you very much for this helpful website .I am an English teacher .I made a lot of use of your respectful website .Again thank you very much.
    Adnan

  • Bertie says:

    Thanks for your patience Red

  • Hannah B.11yearsold says:

    ARGGGG!! I WANT PART 2!! NOW!! IT HAD BEEN 3 YEARS!!!!

  • lee says:

    wen is de next story coming
    P.S sorry foor the bad spelling

  • Sophie says:

    I love Storynory and I check every week for Chapter 2! I have been reading a lot of books during summer vacation but I love to listen to Storynory too. I will be 10 soon. Thank you.

  • Jennifer says:

    Will you be uploading the rest of this story? Unless my computer is playing tricks with me, but the other links at the bottom of the story lead to the 2nd part of the Snow Queen. I would appreciate it.

  • Bertie says:

    Dear Chaz, Delighted to hear that you and your family are enjoying Storynory. We have recorded some episodes of Through the Looking Glass. Apologies that we just haven’t found time to edit them yet. Unfortunately, we can’t do Peter Pan because the Great Ormand Street Hospital owns the copyright for ever under a special Act of Parliament. Well it’s a good cause.

  • Chaz says:

    My family just discovered StoryNory in November of 2008. We love it! We’ve since downloaded almost all the FREE stories. Thank you so much for such high quality, wonderful productions. When are you coming out with the rest of “Through the Looking Glass”? And are there any plans to do “Peter Pan”?

  • Sydney says:

    I like this book

  • dharma says:

    this story is very good

  • Brooke says:

    We’re really looking forward to the next chapter.

  • lee says:

    dear bertie i love Alice and i wish there were more people like her :-)

  • Red aju says:

    make more chapters of looking-glass

  • lee says:

    I LOVE IT MORE MORE MORE!!!!! please:-) :-)

  • Princess says:

    really great…..
    waiting for next part……

  • Enes says:

    Thanks for the story, story fans are waiting in Turkey

  • Bertie says:

    Hi Addison

    We’re working on it. Thanks for the prompt !

  • Addison says:

    Please, please when will chapter two be available?

  • Jacob says:

    Chapter 2, where are you?
    chapitre deux, où êtes-vous?

  • frog girl says:

    i loved this story, and… your webpage looks COOL! I really would like to know where the second chapter is on here. Alice sure goes on some adventures! My favorite animal is a frog! By the way, cheer up, Bertie. I know you’ll be a prince again, someday!!!!!!!1!!!!

  • bethany says:

    i love this story.

  • Hannah age 10 says:

    oops! three months untill a year!

  • Hannah age 10 says:

    It has been a year, I am in 4 grade and 2 still has not come out yet

  • bnoota says:

    Thank’s a lot

    I’m very enjoy

    with this story

  • story says:

    i really do love this story. except, where are the others? i’ve been waiting for a very long time.

  • Megha says:

    This is so long and the pitchure is not colured in and it is so adventurous!
    But i don,t like this story.

  • Bertie says:

    Hello listener

    Another chapter coming soon !

  • Listener says:

    Hi! I love all your stories — they are just so wonderful! Will you be posting the rest of this story?
    Thanks for all of your wonderful work!

  • Mamta says:

    I am trying to download the audio file of this story: Through the Looking-Glass 1 | Free Audio Stories For Kids @ Storynory

    but how ever am not able to download this just stops downloading half way!

    please do help me to download this full storry!
    you can contact me on my e mail i d:

    mamtabc@yahoo.co.in

  • Sienna says:

    Thank you, thank you. We eagerly await more…

  • Hannah B. says:

    sorry if I sounded too demanding in my last comment bertie.

  • Minnie! says:

    i am very good at readin and i have a 100 books on my bookshelf!my opinion, listen to it,read it,love it!!!!!!!!

  • anne-marie says:

    a very good storynory listen to it at once!

  • mohammad says:

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  • Martin says:

    Great story!
    I am 17 going on 18. I have always liked reading and just found and read the alice in wonderland book last night! Great read! Never knew there was a second book in the series! Can’t wait for chapter 2!

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  • Hannah says:

    thanks bertie!

  • Bertie says:

    Sorry Hannah that you have been waiting so long for Looking Glass 2. It is recorded, just not edited yet. I hate to promise a publishing date in case I get into trouble by missing it – but as soon as possible.

  • Hannah says:

    I really love storynory, and really love the Alice in Wonderland series. I discovered it in second grade, and every day I would come home and eat the same old lunch, my mom would read me the same old school book, and then I would listen to Alice in wonderland. Now I’m in third grade and Alice in Wonderland”Through the looking glass” has come out on your website. I check almost every day to see if chapter 2 has come out yet. can you please tell me when it will come?

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  • Viviana says:

    Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass have been my favorite stories since I was younger. I am now almost 18 years old and I still enjoy these stories. Natasha, thank you for reading these stories. Your warm tones of your voice makes listening to them even more enjoyable. Once again, thank you very much.

  • John says:

    Great reading, great story

  • Susan says:

    I just listened to the first chapter of Through the Looking Glass. You’ve done a beautiful job. When can we listen to the other chapters?

  • sujay says:

    thank you very much, made the work day slightly more fun

  • Bertie says:

    hi Yvonne, Many thanks for subscribing to Storynory.

    Alice now has its own iTunes podcast with all the early chapters on. See top right of our Alice Pages. I think I’ll have to make this a bit more obvious for people .

    On the Apple, hold down the Control (ctrl) key and click the mouse. This has the same effect as a right click. You will see a menu with “save link as”

    Hope this helps, but if you have any more problems, please let me know.

  • Yvonne says:

    I’ve just started subscribing to storynory thro iTunes which means I have to download the earlier chapters of Alice in Wonderland from the website. But I haven’t been able to do so. I’m using an Apple computer. I don’t see a “save as link”. When I click on download MP3 audio file, I get a new window where the story plays. The options I have are to “save as source” or “save as Quicktime Movie” (neither of which I am able to do as I don’t have Quicktime 7 Pro) and there is the option of “save of” which I tried but the file I download is empty. Please help. Thank you for your help and thank you for these wonderful audio stories.

  • Bertie says:

    Nice to see everyone from Dubai,Egypt, Korea, and all over. Thanks for your comments !

  • Reem says:

    Hi
    I’m reem for Dubai(UAE):)

    it was great ,very helpful AND I REALLY LOVE IT!!
    thank you very much:)

  • smlee says:

    It’s very helpful. Thank you very much to share it.

  • jaehyun says:

    Hi!!! Happy new year!!!
    I’m a Korean.
    I’m into these stories…
    Thanks and see you~~~

    ?????~~~!!!
    ?????~~~!!!

  • sabz says:

    i have da book

  • slin says:

    this story and all verey will i thankx to all whom werking for that
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  • lucy says:

    i liek this story

  • lucy says:

    thank you

  • ada says:

    I like the way she goes inside of the looking glass.

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