As part of their 70th birthday celebrations, Puffin are publishing limited editions of six classic children’s books designed by some big names in art, design and architecture.
Of most interest to us here are Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens designed by Peter Blake and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott designed by Orla Kiely. The rest of the series are: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl designed by sculptor Antony Gormley;The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett designed by Charlie and Lola author and illustrator, Lauren Child; Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson designed by architect and sculptor Frank Gehry; and Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne designed by architect David Adjaye.
The books will be published on 2nd September, priced £100 each and limited to just 1000 copies of each. You can view the covers online at Puffin now, but you won’t be able to order them before 2nd September.