Penguins pattern - by ??? (though this version of the Penguin Books logo is the one designed in 1946 by Jan Tschichold)

Penguins pattern - by ??? (though this version of the Penguin Books logo is the one designed in 1946 by Jan Tschichold)

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A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

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Help us celebrate 80 years of Penguin Books! How many of these best sellers have you read?

Help us celebrate 80 years of Penguin Books! How many of these best sellers have you read?

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More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

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Fun animated cuteness from Penguin Books!,  Penguin, Penguin books, Penguin Publishing, animated image, animated, .gif, animated gif

Fun animated cuteness from Penguin Books!, Penguin, Penguin books, Penguin Publishing, animated image, animated, .gif, animated gif

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