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The tale of 'Alice in Wonderland' has remained a beloved classic for over 140 years -- most recently revisited, of course by Tim Burton -- but believe it or not, there's still a lot to discover about the story of Alice and her bizarre trip.

Frank Beddor is one man who has become something of an expert on the fantasy world and all its odd inhabitants. After moving to Hollywood, where he started out a skiing stunt double before producing 'There's Something About Mary,' he returned to the tale that had remained with him since youth to develop both 'The Looking Glass Wars' series of novels and the 'Hatter M' graphic novel collection. The books offer an alternative look at Wonderland, presenting it as an epic adventure series that has just as much in common with 'The Matrix' as it does English literature. The tale of 'Alice in Wonderland' has remained a beloved classic for over 140 years -- most recently revisited, of course by Tim Burton -- but believe it or not, there's still a lot to discover about the story of Alice and her bizarre trip.

Frank Beddor is one man who has become something of an expert on the fantasy world and all its odd inhabitants. After moving to Hollywood, where he started out a skiing stunt double before producing 'There's Something About Mary,' he returned to the tale that had remained with him since youth to develop both 'The Looking Glass Wars' series of novels and the 'Hatter M' graphic novel collection. The books offer an alternative look at Wonderland, presenting it as an epic adventure series that has just as much in common with 'The Matrix' as it does English literature.

'The Looking Glass Wars' claim to be the real story behind Alice's adventures, dispelling the facts from the fiction. The novels have recently been optioned for feature film development from Charles Roven, the producer of 'The Dark Knight' and the upcoming 'Warcaft' adaptation.

To celebrate the release of 'Alice in Wonderland,' Beddor offers 10 fun facts about his take on Wonderland.

1. The stolen tarts were actually tarty tarts. Go to lookingglasswars.com for the secret Wonderland recipe.

2. Scramble the letters in White Rabbit and decode the name of Alyss's Royal tutor... HINT... Bibwit Harte.

3. The Pool of Tears is not a mere pond but the portal that connects our world to Wonderland.

4. Alice is misspelled. Go to the blackboard and write ALYSS 100 times.

5. The Cheshire Cat is more than a smile in a tree... he is a mutating humanoid/feline with razor claws and a yen for murder called simply... Cat.

6. The Mad Hatter is a weak twist on someone who is not mad and who despises tea. Royal Bodyguard Hatter Madigan is a top bladesman from the Wonderland Millinery whose signature weapon -- his hat -- is at the forefront of his search for Alyss.

7. The Queen of Hearts and Alyss are related by royal blood. The vermillion-haired Aunt Redd demands to be addressed as Her Imperial Viciousness. Her top assassin... the Cat.

8. There are no rabbit holes in Wonderland.

9.
There are no rabbits in Wonderland.

10. It's all a lie! Princess Alyss Heart was actually a little girl born in Wonderland who was destined to grow up and become the Queen. But on her 7th birthday her Aunt Redd staged a bloody coup and Alyss was forced to flee for her life accompanied by Royal Bodyguard Hatter Madigan, who was sworn to keep her safe until she was old enough to return to rule. But as they traveled through the Pool of Tears Alyss and Hatter were separated. Alyss emerged through a portal into London in the year 1859. She eventually met a young writer who promised to write a book so her bodyguard would find her. But he changed everything! Lewis Carroll took Alyss's harrowing story and turned it into a nonsensical fairytale. The Looking Glass Wars is in fact the book Alyss had begged him to write.