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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Grinning Cat

“Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Grinning Cat” is a story written by Joseph W. Svec III, in which Sherlock Holmes and doctor Watson are hired to save Wonderland and its inhabitants from disappearing.

Book coverThe story

The book pretends to be a manuscript found in the belongings of dr. Watson, being one of his records of Sherlock Holmes’ cases, dating 1898 .

It describes from Watson’s point of view how the Cheshire Cat, Hatter, and White Rabbit are visiting Sherlock Holmes because there is trouble in Wonderland: Alice and several other Wonderland inhabitants are missing. Not only that, but parts of Wonderland itself are disappearing. They beg Holmes to help put a stop to this and bring everyone back.

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Memorabilia exhibition of Disney’s 1951 ‘Alice in Wonderland’ movie

If you are fond of Disney’s 1951 cartoon movie, visit this exhibition in Baltimore (USA)! Collector Matt Crandall shows his extensive collection of Alice in Wonderland movie memorabilia in Geppi’s Entertainment Museum.

The exhibit contains over 200 items, like original pre-production and production art including cels, drawings, and paintings, but also movie posters, books, magazines, toys, games, dolls, ceramic figures, advertising, and photographs.


  • Open from April 2 through October 2, 2016
  • Location: Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (www.geppismuseum.com); 301 W Camden St., Baltimore


World Book Day costume ideas

If you’re from the UK or Ireland, you’ll be celebrating World Book Day on the 3rd of March. And what’s more fun than dressing up as your favorite character from the Alice in Wonderland books that day?? Use my site for costume inspiration, or buy your costumes from my webshop.

In the Resources section of this site, you can find a useful list of Alice in Wonderland costume ideas.

Costumes (both for children and adults) can be found the the shop. If you rather sew them yourself, I also have several sewing patterns available.

I have selected some interesting costumes that are perfect for World Book Day below:

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Alice in Wonderland Valentine’s Day gift ideas

Only a couple more days until Valentine’s Day!

Surprise your Alice in Wonderland loving partner, or secret love of your life, with a Wonderlandish gift. Below you can find several gift ideas that will surely be appreciated!

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Alice in Wonderland exhibition in Moscow

Until March 1st you can visit an exhibition in Moscow (Russia) that is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Alice in Wonderland story. You can see several ‘illusion rooms’, illustrations that were produced for the book through the years, and a stained-glass window dedicated to Lewis Carroll.

Moscow was one of the cities Lewis Carroll visited during his only trip abroad. He went to the library in the mansion Chertkov on Myasnitskaya Street. Now, an exhibition dedicated to his book is opened at this museum.


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