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World Book Day coming up!

On March 2nd, it will be World Book Day again! A great reason to re-read “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and/or “Through the Looking Glass”, or to organize a Mad Tea Party!

A Mad Tea Party or Unbirthday party is the best way to introduce your children to these classics tales. Do read my mad tea party ideas for inspiration.

Below are some costumes and items that are perfect to celebrate World Book Day:

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Large collection of Alice in Wonderland books and memorabilia on sale

On February 8th, one of the largest collections of Alice in Wonderland books and memorabilia in the world will be put up for auction in Oxford.

The auction is called the “Oxford Authors Sale” and will be in auction house Mallams, Oxford (UK). It concerns the collection by the late Thomas Schuster, an international antiquarian books and prints dealer, and his wife Alice.

The collection consists of about 3,000 Alice related items they collected over the course of 25 years, amongst which are books, porcelain, artwork, posters, toys, dolls and ephemera. They range from the rare and academically important to the bizarre.

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Looking-Glass House: The Lost Manuscript of “Through the Looking-Glass” by Lewis Carroll

Many autors have attempted to write stories in ‘Wonderland’ style, pretending them to be recently recovered ‘lost’ stories by Lewis Carroll. This book is different. It is Carroll’s original “Through the Looking Glass” tale, but in a ‘lost format’.

looking-glass-house“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” first appeared as a manuscript called “Alice’s Adventures Underground“. It was written purely for the amusement of Lewis Carroll’s child-friend Alice Liddell, without any intention to publish it, and it had his own drawings in it. He gave the manuscript to her as a Christmas present.

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Carousel Book

Curiouser and curiouser! This gorgeous new edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland opens out into a carousel shape!

aiw-carrousel-coverThe book contains an abridged version of the original text by Lewis Carroll. When you open the book, you can fold it out and tie the covers to each other, to form a six sided carousel. Each side shows a 3-dimensional scene, created from John Tenniel’s original illustrations.

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“Alice Through the Looking Glass” out on Blu-ray

For all the fans of Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” movie: it was released on Blu-ray today!

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” is the sequel to Disney’s live-action movie “Alice in Wonderland”, and was brought to cinemas in May this year.

The movie could already be pre-ordered, but since today, it will actually be shipped to you if you order it. 🙂

Buy it from my shop or directly from Amazon.com:

If you want to know what I thought of the movie: read my review.

Perfect Alice in Wonderland Halloween costumes

At the end of the month we can celebrate Halloween again! Dress up like your favorite character from Alice in Wonderland and scare the hell out of your friends!

Below I have selected several Wonderland themed outfits and accessories that are just perfect for Halloween. They give a freaky twist to the ‘normal’ Wonderland characters.

Alice in Wonderland Halloween costumes

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