Archive | Ladybird Books

Ladybird Books, Charles Dickens

Ladybird Books, Charles Dickens

Currently on in London until 16 April 2017, an exhibition of the illustrations by artist John Kenny (1911-1972) for Ladybird Books An Adventure in History: Charles Dickens. The exhibition is at the Charles Dickens Museum London. The exhibition presents John Kenny’s original illustrations. To quote the museum ‘Each shows an important scene from Dickens’s life […]

Continue Reading

The Ladybird Books

The history of Ladybird Books goes back to 1914 when UK publishers Wills & Hepworth published their first children’s books, under the Ladybird imprint. These cheap, cheerful and colourful illustrated children’s books evolved and continued to be published until the 1990s. Even after that the Ladybird brand has continued to evolve, and a series of […]

Continue Reading