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Currently issued 10 volume classics series. I want Madeleine to have (and read) each of these.  Except Madame Bovary.  Friends  (or mothers)don't let friends(or daughters) suffer through M.B.

Yesterday I posted about Coralie Bickford-Smith’s beautiful covers for Penguin’s Great Food series. Bickford-Smith has …

currently coveting: every singe one of penguin's twenty-nine classics

penguin-classics-clothbound-hardback-spines - This is what books should look like.

"Not seen this before, odd that the penguins are so different. DWx" - Penguin books

Vintage Penguin postcard - but apparently released as part of Penguin's anniversary celebrations

More blue.

Penguins—and some Pelicans, too—in their natural habitat! These spotted by Erin Malone at Upstair Used Books, one of the best used bookstores in the whole world, in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

WH Auden, Selected by the Author: Penguin Poets. 1958. Available to buy from www.brindled.co.uk

WH Auden, Selected by the Author: A very attractive first edition paperback published in 1958 from the distinctive Penguin Poets series