The Other Alice The Story of Alice Liddell and Alice in Wonderland by Christina Björk

The Other AliceWe probably all know the story of Alice in Wonderland and many of us have read the book. But did you know that there was a real Alice who inspired Charles Dodgson to tell her the story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and then insisted that he write it down? If you read this intriguing collection of anecdotes, games, puzzles, poetry, historical references and detailed illustrations, you’ll not only learn how this story came to be and why Charles Dodgson used another name, Lewis Carroll, on the published book, you’ll also learn tidbits about children growing up in Victorian England, how to play doublets and the significance of 42. You may even be inspired to read or re-read The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland to see how the facts and nonsense collected in this book contributed to the classic book by Lewis Carroll.

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