Links

Here are some links to other useful sites, about Alice in Wonderland related subjects not covered by this website.

  1. Visit the website of the Lewis Carroll Society in the UK and become a member.
  2. There also is the Lewis Carroll Society of North America (LCSNA) for Carroll enthusiast in the USA. Their ‘Knight Letter’ magazines with lots of interesting articles are available online!
  3. The Lewis Carroll Society of Japan (English page)
  4. The Lewis Carroll Society of Brazil
  5. The Dutch Lewis Carroll society.
  6. The Victorian Web contains a lot of information about the Victorian age, like the political context. Very interesting, and essential for a good understanding of the cultural background of the Alice stories! Also take a look at the part that is specifically about Lewis Carroll.
  7. On this site you can find the e-text of ‘the Nursery Alice’, inclusing the Tenniel illustrations that were colored later.
  8. Contrariwise – a group that is striving to bring about a more rational and evidence-based view of Lewis Carroll, his life and his work, away from the mythologies.
  9. A project that attempts to list all first editions of Lewis Carroll’s books.
  10. These websites make an attempt to show all the main illustrators of the Alice books (mainly British editions) from 1899 to 2009 and from 1929 to 2009. This very extensive site also contains information about / pictures from illustrators other than John Tenniel of the Alice books.
  11. Project Gutenberg has put Stuart Collingwood’s “Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll” on-line for everyone to download and read.
  12. Visit the Alice in Wonderland Collectors Network on Facebook
  13. At this site teachers can find several lesson plans for teaching Alice in Wonderland.
  14. Play script from 1881 that is now free of copyright and can be downloaded or read online. It also includes the sheet music.
  15. A site with a lot of information about Kathryn Beaumont, the girl who voiced Alice in the Disney movie.
  16. In 1980 the rock group Pink Floyd made a record called ‘The Wall’. Many people claim that it syncs up perfectly with the Disney movie and adds a lot to the experience.
  17. Read more about John Lennon’s interest in Alice in Wonderland, and how the story inspired the Beatles songs ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ and ‘I am the Walrus’.
  18. The homepage of the real ‘Old Sheep Shop‘ in Oxford, where Alice Liddell used to buy candy.
  19. When visiting Oxford, you can book a guided walk to places with relevance to the Alice in Wonderland story. If you visit Oxford with children, consider a guided walking tour or bicycle tour (both including a visit to Christ Church) by the Mad Hatter!
  20. If you’re looking for rare Alice in Wonderland editions, contact Marchpane, a London bookshop that specializes in a.o. Lewis Carroll books.
  21. At this site you can look up pictures of the graves of both Charles Dodgson and Alice Liddell.
  22. At this site you can find a free dramatic reading of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Somewhat like a radio drama, but the actors read the entire novel. It includes sound effects and various voices. The chapters are available in Real Audio (.ram) format.
    Storynory Podcast has also published a free audio version for children, without sound effects.
  23. Website with quite a lot of coloring pages from Disney’s Alice in Wonderland.

‘Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?’
‘That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,’ said the Cat.
‘I don’t much care where–‘ said Alice.
‘Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,’ said the Cat.
‘–so long as I get SOMEWHERE,’ Alice added as an explanation.
‘Oh, you’re sure to do that,’ said the Cat.