Although fresh artistic talent is constantly emerging from Derbyshire, the rediscovery of a pst master is more of a rarity. This article tells the story of John Henry Wingfield, the Denby-born illustrator whose work has enjoyed worldwide exposure ev
The Computer from the Ladybird 'How it Works' series 654 is quite a common title in it's standard trade edition. But this edition is rumoured to have also been printed privately for the Ministry of Defence in 1972.
Artist creates 'pagan' birdlife based on Ladybird book illustrations
An artist has created several new species of unsual birds after holidaying in the area which inspired the occult thriller The Wicker Man and looking at Ladybird books he found in the cottage he was staying in.
Cinderella was yesterday named as Britain’s favourite children’s book. The classic folktale of the kind but downtrodden housemaid who overcomes her ugly sisters and a wicked stepmother to find her prince was voted ahead of Winnie the Pooh