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An Unabridged and Animated Alice for Tablet Computers

Long before the world knew anything of tablet PCs and iPads, David Neal had an idea for an animated audiobook that children could watch on a screen. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was the inspiration, more specifically the many talented illustrators who had brought the story to life. Fast forward twenty years and Neal has brought… [read full post]

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Brazilian honors for Aventuras de Alice no Subterrâneo

Alice's Adventures Under Ground
Alice’s Adventures Under Ground; Dodgson on the left, Peliano on the right

Last week, the Câmara Brasileira do Livro (Brazilian Book Guild) announced the winners of the 54th annual Jabuti Awards and we are pleased to relate that Alice found herself in the list of winning titles. Adriano Peliano of the Lewis Carroll Society of Brazil took third prize in the graphic design category for her book Aventuras… [read full post]

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Alice Joins the Dance in Ballets Across America

The National Ballet of Canada
Aleksandar Antonijevic of the National Ballet of Canada

The National Ballet of Canada is on the move and they are taking Alice with them. Last weekend the company appeared at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles to perform Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon and scored by Joby Talbot. Ecstatic reviews suggest that the production was every bit as successful as the much-lauded North… [read full post]

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“Picturing Alice” at the San Francisco Public Library

Draw Me a Story at the San Francisco Public Library
Draw Me a Story at the San Francisco Public Library

The San Francisco Public Library has teamed up with the nearby Cartoon Art Museum for Draw Me a Story: A Century of Children’s Book Illustration, an exhibition of children’s book illustration featuring 12 books and 41 original works of art by artists from Ralph Caldecott and Kate Greenaway to twentieth century innovators of illustration including W.W…. [read full post]

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A Little Something Alice for the Weekend

Then She Fell
“Then She Fell”; photo by Adam Jason Photography

If you are wondering what you could do this weekend that might bring a little more Wonderland into your life, permit us to offer the following suggestions: If you live in New York, you could try to get last minute tickets to Then She Fell, a creepy trip down the rabbit hole staged in an… [read full post]

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