Friday, January 28, 2011

Curiouser and Curiouser*

Celebrate Lewis Carroll's bday on January 27th by taking a trip to Wonderland. Best known for writing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll was also a photographer, mathematician, and deacon. He was born with the name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and used the name Lewis Carroll when he got his first poem ("Solitude") published. The name stuck.

Learn more about Lewis Carroll, and read or watch his works. Titles marked with ** can be found in the adult section of the library:


**Lewis Carroll: A Biography by Morton Cohen

**Lewis Carroll in Wonderland: The Life and Times of Alice and Her Creator by Stephanie Stoffel

Lewis Carroll: Through the Looking Glass by Angelica Carpenter

Works by Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

**The Annotated Hunting of the Snark

The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll


The Pig Tale


Alice in Wonderland [2010 Disney cartoon]

Alice in Wonderland [2010 with Johnny Depp]

Ask a Youth Services Librarian for help finding Lewis Carroll books and poetry!

Posted by ws with some help from Wikipedia. *Quote from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Carroll's photo from Wikipedia.