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Subject: not sure what I need to look for
Date Posted: 3/19/2010 4:18 PM ET
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I was wanting to read the orginal Alice in wonderland not one of the million off shoots can someone tell me what the original title and how to find it? The same with  the original Winnie the Pooh I remember it being a big book that my mother would read to me at nite not several small book or golden books this I hope is considered Classic literature?

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 4:49 PM ET
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Firstly, I love your first quote, how true that is.

Secondly, you want "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass" by Lewis Carroll - most often you'll find them in one volume. With the new movie out, I've seen them at a lot of book stores, but just make sure they aren't retold

or abridged.

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 5:16 PM ET
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Mimi:  If you wanta be a "purist" about Alice in Wonderland, try to get your hands on an edition that has the illustrations by Sir John Tenniel.  They are kind of regarded as going together with the text like salt and pepper.

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 6:56 PM ET
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Indeed, they do!

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 10:11 PM ET
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And for Winnie the Pooh, find the ones by A. A. Milne.

Date Posted: 3/20/2010 3:09 AM ET
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Thank you for  responding  and helping me out ,

                                                       Happy Reading , Heather:)