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Puffin V&A Children’s Classics

Puffin V&A Children’s Classics This collection of classic stories loved by adults and children alike is created through a partnership between Puffin/Penguin and the V&A (Victoria & Albert) Museum in London. The cover designs have been inspired by the distinct imagery of the English textile designer, artist and writer, William Read more…

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Beautiful Puffin Hardback Children’s Classics

Puffin Hardback Children’s Classics Beautiful Books Review: The 22 books in this series were published by Penguin between 2010 to 2019, with decorative whimsical series bindings created by Penguin designers including Daniela Jaglenka Terrazini and Matt Jones. The books in this series have been selected by Penguin’s editorial team to include Read more…

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Delightful Puffin Clothbound Children’s Classics

Puffin Clothbound Classics Penguin began publishing this series in late 2019, with decorative series bindings created by Penguin designers. The books in this series have been selected by Penguin’s editorial team to include classic children’s stories to inspire a lifelong love of reading – they focus particularly on English and American Read more…

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Alice in Wonderland: An Illustrated Bibliography

Introduction There are several hundreds of different illustrated versions of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Including them all in this list would be a daunting task, and to my mind maybe not so useful, as some are much more beautiful than others. The illustrated bibliography below therefore Read more…

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Collecting Junior Deluxe Editions

Ahhh – who doesn’t love a stack of cheap and cheerful vintage children’s books? Do you know how many books there were in this classic series of the 1950s and 60s? And which ones have multiple covers, multiple illustrators, and even in one case two different authors? This video includes Read more…

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