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Penguin Books UK
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"Our mothers’ fifty is not our fifty..." Start your day with @indiaknight's musings on age:…
What goes into making a book cover? We do like this dandy design blog from @vintagebooks:
Readers, we're curious: are there particular books that whisk you away to certain places?
"Reading brings us unknown friends." We couldn't agree more with Honoré de Balzac, born #onthisday
A mid-morning treat for all you crime fiction fans. @RuthWareWriter on Josephine Tey:
How do you adapt ALICE IN WONDERLAND for live performance? We speak to @AliceUnderLDN:
"In this painting of Leonardo's there was a smile so pleasing that it seemed divine rather than human." And @iqbl_'s #LittleBlackClassics portrait is divine indeed. #regram #penguinstagram #penguinspo #penguinclassics
As summer is on its way (apparently), we've been pondering on bikes, walking and books:
"This book tells of the marvellously efficient and highly organised life of the honey-bee..." This 1969 #vintageladybird edition of THE LIFE OF THE HONEY-BEE makes us Penguins feel quite slovenly, but we'll forgive any book that has such a charming cover. #vintageladybird #ladybirdmemorylanemonday #
"It is thanks to my evening reading alone that I am still more or less sane." - W. G. Sebald, born #onthisday
A merry competition, you say? To celebrate the launch of Puffin Rock on Nick Jr tonight, a new animation co-produced by Penguin Children's Books, we're giving away a limited edition print of an original illustration from the series. It's signed by the art director Lily Bernard and will be sent (unfr
Just in case you should feel like tumbling down the rabbit hole this Monday morning...
In case you missed our news, we've teamed up with @johngreen to support @TeenageCancer Trust:
Some books just take you right out of your seat and into another place entirely. Like these:
"Why do the pages in old books turn yellow?" we've often asked ourselves. Now we know:
@PenguinUKBooks Karen Walker from Will & Grace who no doubt never read a book in her glamorous life.
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(We should also point out that this competition may or may not* be a real treat for Nick Hornby fans) *definitely is
C'est chic, non? Today's #regram, courtesy of @e8mari, has us longing to lose ourselves in the Parisian backstreets (both solving crime and drinking café crème, as Penguins are wont to do). #penguinspo #penguinstagram #bookstagram #penguinclassics