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A Random Collection of Videos Relating to Alice

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It’s a wonderland out there on the internet. Just look what we discovered this week… Life in Five Minutes – Alice in Wonderland posted by dabitch on adland.tv with the caption “This is all I ever took away from that book.” (“What a pity!”) Yasutaka Funakoshi’s Alice-inspired catwalk collection presented at Tokyo Fashion Week last… [read full post]

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‘Tis the Season to Remember Who Does the Dishes

Alice Tea Towel from the British Library
Alice Tea Towel from the British Library

After every tea party must come the washing up (assuming your clock hasn’t stopped at 6 o’clock). Make the job more pleasant, or at least more literary, with the Alice in Wonderland Tea Towel or the Literary Map of Britain and Northern Island Tea Towel from the British Library (around $16 each, plus shipping). These were very popular when… [read full post]

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Alice of Antarctica to Be Auctioned Next Week

Alice of the Polar Regions, Bonham’s Auction 19952, Lot 63

We like to celebrate the fact that the Alice books have been enjoyed all over the world, but did you know that includes Antarctica? Last week, in a story reported by the UK national paper the Telegraph, we learned the interesting and quite touching fact that “Britain’s toughest explorers, who took part in Scott’s gruelling three-year journey… [read full post]

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Barry Moser Returns to Wonderland

Barry Moser “Humpty Dumpty on Wall”

Thirty years after Barry Moser first published his engravings of a sinister and darkly comic Wonderland, R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, MA, is hosting an exhibition of the original engravings, preliminary sketches and, most intriguingly, brand new works by Moser on the theme. Many of the works on display, including new drawings like the devilish… [read full post]

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Virtually Unknown Alice Card Game Rediscovered

The Game of Alice in Wonderland. Selchow & Righter, 1882.
The Game of Alice in Wonderland. Selchow & Righter, 1882.

Most Alice collectors will tell you that the very first Alice card game was Thomas De La Rue Co.’s The New & Diverting Game of Alice in Wonderland, printed in 1899. Thanks to research of Rob Stone, a game designer and game store owner in Fort Wayne, Indiana, we can now set the record straight. When… [read full post]

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Mirrors of Albion and A Wonderland Story: Two New Games for Your Phone or Tablet

A Wonderland Story
A Wonderland Story from Alchemy Games

If a ginger cat dressed as an English bobby going by the name of Cheshire, Jr. gave you a mystery to solve, could you say no?  If the one thing the white rabbit feared above all was Alice’s embrace, would you help him evade it? If the answer to the first question is no, the… [read full post]

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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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