Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Writing under the pen name Lewis Carroll, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832 – 1898) wrote two children’s books filled with nonsense and make-believe that have been enjoyed around the world for more than a century: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and its sequel “Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There.” Discover new ways to enjoy these old classics at the following sites.

Alice in Wonderland Resource Handout for Classroom or Homeschool: Just $2.00

Alice in Wonderland: An Interactive Adventure5 stars

"Curiouser and curiouser the prose it did seem, / As day became night and the moon it did beam. / I huddled 'neath covers as white as the snow, / And my love for this tome did continue to grow." Ruth Ann Zaroff shares her love of Alice with a terrific collection of custom games and activities. Read her "Ode on Alice," paint the roses red, watch the Cheshire cat disappear, play chess with the Red Queen and more.

Feel Good Anyway: Alice in Wonderland5 stars

This fun animation was created to promote J. Otto Seibold's "Alice in Wonderland " pop-up book. Each scene has hidden hot spots and features, so be sure to mouse around each one before clicking on the arrow that turns the virtual pages. Can you make Alice grow, disappear the Cheshire cat, or discover what Alice is thinking at the Mad Hatter's tea party?

GradeSaver: Alice in Wonderland3 stars

"The central theme of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' is Alice's struggle to adapt to the rules of this new world; metaphorically, it is Alice's struggle to adapt to the strange rules and behaviors of adults." Although parts of this study guide are available only to paying members, there is free access to much of it. Visit for a short Lewis Carroll biography, a character list, a discussion of major themes (such as Growth into Adulthood, and Language/ Logic/Illogic), and a chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis.

Lenny's Alice in Wonderland Site5 stars

Lenny de Rooy is a Dutch webmaster that has turned her love of Lewis Carroll's stories into a comprehensive Alice in Wonderland resource. Topics covered include the origin of the Alice books, a gallery of John Tenniel's original illustrations, a study guide, and unusual tidbits about Carroll and his books (called Striking Facts). Other treats include a discussion forum, a downloadable font based on Carroll's handwriting, clips from the animated Disney movie, and illustrated PDFs of both Alice books: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass."

Wired for Books: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland4 stars

The Wired for Books Players present a lively audio version of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" in both MP3 and RealAudio formats. The audio book is divided into twelve chapters, each on its own download page. Other multimedia children's books, with an emphasis on Beatrix Potter and Grimm Fairy Tales, can be found in the Kids' Corner. Wired for Books is published by WOUB Public Radio at Ohio University.

Alice in Wonderland Resource Handout for Classroom or Homeschool: Just $2.00

Honorable Mentions

The following links are either new discoveries or sites that didn't make it into my newspaper column because of space constraints. Enjoy!

Alice in Wonderland in Stories, Films, Television, Theater and Multimedia

Illustrated Alice in Wonderland PDF

IMDb: Alice in Wonderland

Looking for Lewis Carroll

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Feldman, Barbara. "Alice in Wonderland." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 14 Nov. 2007. Web. 30 Aug. 2015. < >.

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