Picture This: Children's Illustrated Classics

The Folio Society Gallery, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

Until 26th January, 2014

Opening Times: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6pm and

Saturday to Sunday 11am to 5pm

British Library

(0)1937 546060

Illustration by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Illustration by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The British Library takes a look back at 10 of the most iconic children’s books that have been illustrated and re-illustrated throughout the 20th century with a new exhibition in The Folio Society Gallery, Picture This: Children’s Illustrated Classics.

The exhibition, which also features rare first editions to original artwork by AOI patron Quentin Blake, focuses on the following 10 classics – Just So Stories, The Iron Man, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Wind in the Willows, Paddington Bear, Peter Pan and Wendy, The Hobbit, The Borrowers, The Secret Garden and The Railway Children.


10th January 2014
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