Alex's Adventures in Wonderland

I Wonder about My Family

Children - Social Issues
34 Pages
Reviewed on 05/26/2018
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

Author Biography

Lia is a Chemist and she has a PhD in Biology. Beside her scientific mind, Lia has also an artistic side. "Alex in Wonderland - I wonder about my family" is based on Lia's experience as a single mother and has her real life son as the main character. In her spare time, Lia enjoys making podcasts about different subjects. She lives in England with Alex. They love spending time together, a perfect opportunity for Alex to wonder and for Lia to transform her answers in new subjects for their books.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Rosie Malezer for Readers' Favorite

Alex’s Adventures in Wonderland: I Wonder about My Family is a children's learning adventure written by Lia Bebelia and illustrated by Christine P. Flores. Alex is a little boy who learns karate, loves to cook, wants to learn to swim and loves reading. While reading with his mother one day about Little Red Riding Hood learning to cook, mermaids learning to swim, two girls taking care of each other during illness and a young girl, a dog, a tin man, a lion and a scarecrow escaping an evil witch, Alex’s magical grandmother takes him on a journey to learn about how appearances don’t make people a family. It is the love of those whom you live with which not only shows you have a unique family, but also transforms it into something truly special.

The simplicity in Alex’s Adventures in Wonderland: I Wonder about My Family left me smiling from start to finish. Lia Bebelia’s beautifully written tale of a young boy who always finds himself wondering about so many things in life, subsequently finding the answers within his own mind while reading a book with his mum was truly magical. I loved how Alex looked deep within each of the stories in the book of fairy tales, only to find the similarities between the characters and himself. It is not until he finds the parallels between each of the characters within those tales and his own life that he realizes that no matter how they are structured, each person’s family is unique and is built on trust and love. Whether you live with your mother, your father, your grandparent(s) or your aunt and uncle, you belong to a family unit which is strong, loving and which gives you the best that life has to offer. I very much enjoyed Alex’s Adventures in Wonderland and think it would do very well being read by young children who find themselves inside their own unique family unit. Alex’s Adventures in Wonderland would also do well being stocked in school and home libraries, social offices, hospitals and more.