Blog Tom Adams

The Art of Murder: Agatha Christie & Tom Adams

Tom Adams designed the paperback book covers for Agatha Christie for over 20 years, with designs for Fontana in UK/Europe and Pocket Books in the US, so his works are easily recognisable around the globe. This video reviews all the covers and decodes some of the secrets behind their designs.

Blog Tom Adams

Agatha Christie & the Cover Art of Tom Adams

Tom Adams Tom Adams is one of the most familiar Agatha Christie artists in the world. He designed nearly all of the UK and European paperback covers for Fontana from 1963 (his first being A Murder is Announced) to 1979 (finishing with Miss Marple’s Final Cases), as well a couple of later Read more…

GJT crop Perseus

Grahame Johnstone’s ‘Finding Out’ Fables

Janet and Anne Grahame Johnstone illustrated several stunning series of myths, legends and folk tales for 5 years of Finding Out Magazine, some of which never appeared elsewhere…

GJT Finding Out Atalanta Blog

Grahame Johnstone Twins: Finding Out Magazine Bibliography

About ‘Finding Out’ Magazine ‘Finding Out: A Modern Library of Education in Weekly Parts’ was a British weekly educational magazine for children, first published by Purnell & Sons Ltd in 1962. In 1967, the magazine amalgamated with its competitor Look and Learn. Prior to the amalgamation, it appeared every week Read more…

JDE Collections 24 with coloured tops

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…

rainbow jde stack blog

Junior Deluxe Editions

Introduction Welcome to my illustrated bibliography of all of the books in Nelson Doubleday’s Junior Deluxe Editions series, I hope it will help people to build their collections of this delightful series – but please feel free to jump down to the table at the end of the text right now if you’re only after the list Read more…

%d bloggers like this: