Archive for December, 2018

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13Dec18

I have to admit that I was less than convinced when I originally became aware of Penguin’s plans to publish a number of titles spoofing Loughborough’s very own Ladybird Books, given that it’s an imprint very close to my heart. As it transpired my concern was misplaced as over the last few years Jason Hazeley and […]


While Mrs Weir is off watching a game of association football in the North of London, I’m at home catching up. This includes sorting through a host of recently acquired books including a number from the New Penguin Shakespeare series which each come with enormously handsome woodcut-print cover illustrations by artist David Gentleman. I’ve been […]