Ladybird Books: ‘How it Works’ running at Reading Museum

An exhibition celebrating the history of Ladybird Books is is currently running at Reading Museum, presented in partnership with the University of Reading, who hold a Special Collection of artwork, and publisher LadybirdContinue reading Ladybird Books: ‘How it Works’ running at Reading Museum

The Story of Cricket exhibition at Lords cricket ground. Image courtesy and © Penguin Ventures

More Ladybird Books Exhibitions celebrate 100 Years of Publishing

Following up on our coverage of the Ladybird Books exhibitions at the National Football Museum and London’s House of Illustration, here’s a round up of other Ladybird-related happenings around the UK, as the much-loved brand celebrates its 100th Anniversary. Ladybird books played a role in many people’s lives, whether as children, parents, grandparents or teachers. TheContinue reading More Ladybird Books Exhibitions celebrate 100 Years of Publishing

An image from "What to Look For in Spring" by C.F. Tunnicliffe R.A. © Ladybird Books Ltd, 1961 Reproduced by permission of Ladybird Books Ltd.

Ladybird By Design Exhibition Comes To London

London’s House of Illustration’s summer exhibition will feature over 120 original illustrations from classic Ladybird titles, in celebration of 100 years of Ladybird Books. Specially commissioned illustrations, clever format and compelling design, combined with the quality of the writing, were key to the success of the Ladybird books. Unparalleled in their perfectly observed attention to detailContinue reading Ladybird By Design Exhibition Comes To London