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Lewis Carroll (1832–1898)

Author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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About the Author

Charles Luthwidge Dodgson was born in Daresbury, England on January 27, 1832. He became a minister of the Church of England and a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford. He was the author, under his own name, of An Elementary Treatise on Determinants, Symbolic Logic, and other show more scholarly treatises. He is better known by his pen name of Lewis Carroll. Using this name, he wrote Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. He was also a pioneering photographer, and he took many pictures of young children, especially girls, with whom he seemed to empathize. He died on January 14, 1898. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
Disambiguation Notice:

**Please do not combine "Alicia in Terra Mirabili" and "Aliciae Per Speculum Transitus" with the modern-language versions of these books. They fall under the dead language exception to the usual combining of different translations. Thanks!
**Please exercise extreme caution in merging pop-up books with the main work: in most cases, they should not be combined.
**Please do not combine The Annotated Alice with any of the "normal" Alice editions, nor the Annotated Snark with the Hunting of the Snark.
**Please also do not combine The Annotated Alice with The Annotated Alice : The Definitive Edition as the latter contains both The Annotated Alice, More Annotated Alice, and additional material. Thanks!


Works by Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) 26,980 copies
The Annotated Alice (1960) 2,427 copies
The Hunting of the Snark (1876) — Author — 1,298 copies
Alice's Adventures Under Ground (1863) 1,023 copies
Jabberwocky (1977) 874 copies
The Best of Lewis Carroll (2001) 553 copies
Sylvie and Bruno (1889) 355 copies
Jabberwocky and Other Poems (1973) 288 copies
The Game of Logic (1966) 230 copies
The Nursery Alice (1889) 213 copies
Alice in Pop-up Wonderland (2003) 149 copies
A Tangled Tale (1885) 111 copies
The Wasp in a Wig (1977) 100 copies
Feeding the Mind (1973) 73 copies
Matemática demente (1982) 64 copies
Sylvie and Bruno Concluded (1893) 63 copies
100 Eternal Masterpieces of Literature - volume 1 (2017) — Contributor — 58 copies
Songs from Alice (1978) 46 copies
Rhyme? and Reason? (1883) 40 copies
Owls and Pussycats (1988) 39 copies
Alice in Wonderland (2009) 36 copies
Nonsense Verse (1995) 32 copies
Letters to Little Girls (1976) — Author — 31 copies
Complete & Utter Nonsense (1777) 26 copies
Lela Dowling's Alice (2004) 24 copies
Classic Lewis Carroll (2010) 24 copies
The Snark Puzzle Book (1973) — Author of the poems — 24 copies
Alice in Wonderland: Play (1980) 24 copies
The Lewis Carroll Book (1939) 23 copies
Alice in Wonderland: Longman Classics, Stage 1 (1987) — Author — 23 copies
The Pig-tale (1975) 22 copies
The Rectory magazine (1975) 19 copies
ALICIA ED COMPLETA (2015) 16 copies
Selected poems (2002) 15 copies
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Panorama Pops (2015) — Author — 15 copies
The mad gardener's song (1967) 14 copies
Niñas (1974) 13 copies
Utter Nonsense (2004) 12 copies
Poems of Lewis Carroll (1973) 11 copies
Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat (1998) 11 copies
Doublets (2017) 9 copies
Alicia. Edición completa (2015) 8 copies
Alice im Wunderland (2005) 7 copies
Alice in Wonderland (A Marvel classic edition) (1978) — Original Story — 6 copies
Humpty Dumpty (1997) 6 copies
Alice i Underlandet (1979) 6 copies
Verses from Alice (1973) 5 copies
Alice 5 copies
Caixa Alice + Alice (2015) 4 copies
A pequena Alice (2000) 4 copies
Alice imedemaal (2018) 4 copies
Lewis Carroll 4 copies
Lettre d'anniversaire (1982) 4 copies
Wonderland Tales (2014) 4 copies
Logica fantastica (1999) 4 copies
Contro la vivisezione (1999) 3 copies
Alice (2015) 3 copies
Alice Pleasance Liddell (2016) 3 copies
Alice in Wonderland (1999) 3 copies
Letters: v. 1 (1979) 3 copies
Alice, Dorothy & Wendy (2020) 2 copies
Köpan Avi (2021) 2 copies
Alícia per a infants (2015) 2 copies
Alice (2013) 2 copies
Exeunt Alice (2009) 2 copies
Alice für Kinder (2014) 2 copies
Wilhelm Von Schmitz (1854) 2 copies
Alice in Wonderland (2019) 2 copies
A Photographer's Day Out (1860) 2 copies
The Legend Of Scotland (1856) 2 copies
I garbugli del reverendo (2002) 2 copies
Mischmasch (2008) 2 copies
Alice in Wonderland (1987) 2 copies
Alice (2012) 2 copies
Alice Harikalar Ulkesinde (2015) 2 copies
The Blank Cheque: A Fable (1874) 2 copies
Lobster Quadrille (1989) 2 copies
Alice Csodaorszg̀ban (2006) 1 copy
Cara Alice 1 copy
The Rectory Magazine (1850) 1 copy
A New Puzzle 1 copy
La caza del carualo (2016) 1 copy
A Liddell family album (1973) 1 copy
La Canne du Destin (2013) 1 copy
Rhyme? 1 copy
Isa visite Oxford (1988) 1 copy
Alice i Underlandet (2015) 1 copy
La caverne du magicien (2009) 1 copy
Russian Alices (2016) 1 copy
Lettres illustrées (2000) 1 copy
Poemas (2015) 1 copy
Alice (2010) 1 copy
Facts 1 copy
Explor 6 Looking Glass (2015) 1 copy
Peake's Alice (2001) 1 copy
Miscellaneous Pieces (2008) 1 copy
Poetry All Kids Love (2010) 1 copy
Tout Alice 1 copy

Associated Works

Eric Carle's Animals Animals (1989) — Contributor — 2,191 copies
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contributor, some editions — 915 copies
Alice in Wonderland [1951 film] (1951) — Original Book — 863 copies
Favorite Poems of Childhood (1992) — Contributor — 818 copies
The Nation's Favourite Poems (1996) — Contributor — 624 copies
The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 1, books 1-2 (1956) — Editor, some editions — 606 copies
The Book of Fantasy (1940) — Contributor — 604 copies
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (2001) — Contributor — 546 copies
A Treasury of the World's Best Loved Poems (1961) — Contributor — 523 copies
The Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy (1998) — Contributor, some editions — 504 copies
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (1954) — Contributor, some editions — 443 copies
The Treasure Chest (1932) — Contributor — 259 copies
The Literary Cat (1977) — Contributor — 241 copies
Tails of Wonder and Imagination: Cat Stories (2010) — Contributor — 215 copies
The Golden Treasury of Children's Literature Set (1961) — Contributor — 210 copies
Ladybird Classics: Alice in Wonderland (1986) — Author — 185 copies
The Magic of Lewis Carroll (1973) 184 copies
Alice Through the Looking Glass [2016 film] (2016) — Author — 183 copies
Love Letters (1996) — Contributor — 181 copies
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (2019) — Contributor — 166 copies
Best Remembered Poems (1992) — Contributor — 158 copies
The Faber Book of Beasts (1997) — Contributor — 141 copies
Victorian Fairy Tales: The Revolt of the Fairies and Elves (1987) — Contributor — 128 copies
The World of Mathematics, Volume 4 (1956) — Contributor — 123 copies
Once Upon a Time: The Fairy Tale World of Arthur Rackham (1972) — Contributor — 119 copies
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (1932) — Contributor — 116 copies
Jabberwocky [1977 film] (1977) — Original poem — 97 copies
The Norton Book of Friendship (1991) — Contributor — 96 copies
Storytelling and Other Poems (1949) — Contributor — 90 copies
Classics Illustrated: Through the Looking Glass (1871) — Original author — 89 copies
Beastly Verse (2014) — Contributor — 88 copies
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Pop-Up Book (1683) — Author — 82 copies
The Everyman Anthology of Poetry for Children (1994) — Contributor — 72 copies
Over the Rainbow Tales of Fantasy and Imagination (1983) — Contributor — 62 copies
Alice in Wonderland (adapted ∙ Penguin Readers Level 2) (2000) — Original author — 62 copies
The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (1997) — Contributor — 62 copies
The Complete Alice in Wonderland [IDW Comic] (2010) — Original Author — 55 copies
Alice in Wonderland [1999 TV movie] (1999) — Original book — 55 copies
100 Hilarious Little Howlers (1999) — Contributor — 54 copies
Alice in Wonderland [1985 TV movie] (1985) — Original book — 48 copies
The Junior Classics Volume 06: Old-Fashioned Tales (1912) — Contributor — 47 copies
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [1972 film] (1971) — Original story — 45 copies
A Golden Land (1958) — Contributor — 42 copies
Alice [1988 film] (1988) — Original book — 36 copies
A Book of Nonsense (1956) — Contributor — 34 copies
Alice in Wonderland (Running Press Miniature Editions) (1993) — Contributor — 32 copies
Alice in Wonderland [1933 film] (1933) — Original book — 30 copies
A Book of Nonsense (1927) — Contributor — 30 copies
Alice In Comicland (2014) — Contributor — 28 copies
Alice in Wonderland [1966 TV movie] (1966) — Original book — 28 copies
The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Short Stories (2004) — Contributor — 20 copies
100 Story Poems (1951) — Contributor — 20 copies
A Good Man: Fathers and Sons in Poetry and Prose (1993) — Contributor — 20 copies
Dragons, Dragons, Dragons (1972) — Contributor — 19 copies
Is Mathematics Inevitable? (2008) — Contributor — 14 copies
Almost Alice: Music Inspired by the Motion Picture (2010) — Composer — 13 copies
Alice in Wonderland (Brimax Classics) (1997) — Author, some editions — 13 copies
Law in Action: An Anthology of the Law in Literature (1947) — Contributor — 13 copies
The Favourite Wonder Book (1938) — Contributor — 13 copies
The World of Law, Volume I : The Law in Literature (1960) — Contributor — 12 copies
Jabberwocky (2006) — Contributor — 11 copies
All Day Long: An Anthology of Poetry for Children (1954) — Contributor — 9 copies
Alice's Adventures Underground (adapted) (1995) — Story — 9 copies
The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) (2019) — Associated Name — 6 copies
Lewis Caroll (1971) — Contributor — 6 copies
Cats: Fifteen Complete Stories and Poems (1998) — Contributor — 5 copies
30 Eternal Masterpieces of Humorous Stories (2017) — Contributor — 4 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, April 1975 (1975) — Contributor — 4 copies
Betty in Blunderland [1934 short film] (1934) — Original story — 3 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 5, January 1978 (1978) — Contributor — 3 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 8, April 1976 (1976) — Contributor — 3 copies
Alice at the Palace [1982 film] (2001) — Original book — 3 copies
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland [1983 TV episode] (2001) — Original book — 2 copies
Short Stories: The Timeless Collection (Unabridged) (2007) — Contributor — 2 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 12, August 1978 (1978) — Contributor — 1 copy
Short Stories: The Nostalgia Collection (2008) — Contributor — 1 copy
Alice Through The Looking Glass [1973 TV movie] (2013) — Original book — 1 copy
Alice in Wonderland (1997) — Original Story — 1 copy
Garland of Rachel — Contributor — 1 copy
Alice and Her Friends from Wonderland (1986) — Contributor — 1 copy
Alice aux pays des merveilles (2021) — Contributor — 1 copy


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Common Knowledge

Canonical name
Carroll, Lewis
Legal name
Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge
Other names
An Unendowed Researcher
Date of death
Burial location
Mount Cemetery, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK
Country (for map)
England, UK
Daresbury, Cheshire, England, UK
Place of death
Guildford, Surrey, England, UK
Cause of death
Places of residence
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Whitburn Sands, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Rugby School, Rugby, England, UK
Christ Church, Oxford
Fox, Alice Wilson (cousin)
Collingwood, Stuart Dodgson (nephew)
Ruskin, John (friend)
Kitchin, G. W. (friend)
Church of England
Christ Church College, Oxford
Short biography
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem "Jabberwocky", and the poem "The Hunting of the Snark", all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy.
Disambiguation notice
**Please do not combine "Alicia in Terra Mirabili" and "Aliciae Per Speculum Transitus" with the modern-language versions of these books. They fall under the dead language exception to the usual combining of different translations. Thanks!
**Please exercise extreme caution in merging pop-up books with the main work: in most cases, they should not be combined.
**Please do not combine The Annotated Alice with any of the "normal" Alice editions, nor the Annotated Snark with the Hunting of the Snark.
**Please also do not combine The Annotated Alice with The Annotated Alice : The Definitive Edition as the latter contains both The Annotated Alice, More Annotated Alice, and additional material. Thanks!



Signed versions of Alice in Wonderland in Folio Society Devotees (January 30)
ALICE IN WONDERLAND DLE — Signed by the illustrator in Easton Press Collectors (May 2023)
New Alice in Wonderland DLE "Signed by the Illustrator" $395 in Easton Press Collectors (October 2022)
A. Colish "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" in George Macy devotees (December 2021)


(Audiobook) "I think I should understand that better," Alice said very politely, "if I had it written down: but I can't quite follow it as you say it." The same from me to Lewis Carroll!
bobbybslax | 475 other reviews | Feb 14, 2024 |
Las aventuras de Alicia en el país de las maravillas, comúnmente abreviado como Alicia en el país de las maravillas, es una novela de fantasía escrita por el matemático, lógico, fotógrafo y escritor británico Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, bajo el seudónimo de Lewis Carroll, publicada en 1865. La historia cuenta cómo una niña llamada Alicia cae por un agujero, encontrándose en un mundo peculiar y extraño, poblado por humanos y criaturas antropomórficas. La novela juega con la lógica, lo que le dio una gran popularidad tanto en niños como en adultos. Está considerada una de las mejores novelas del género del Sinsentido. Su narrativa y estructura, junto con sus personajes, han sido una gran influencia tanto en la cultura popular como en la literatura, sobre todo en el género fantástico.… (more)
AmicanaLibrary | 475 other reviews | Feb 1, 2024 |
I have a very deep and meaningful relationship with this book because my mother read it to me when I was a child over and over and I just couldn’t get enough of it and I still can’t. I can honestly say this is one of the best books ever written.
laurelzito | 475 other reviews | Jan 28, 2024 |
A basic retelling of the classic story with seek and find tasks on every page.
sloth852 | Jan 8, 2024 |


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