New Release – Cinderella and The Sleeping Beauty

New Release – Cinderella and The Sleeping Beauty

Pook Press are proud to present a deluxe, anniversary edition of Cinderella and The Sleeping Beauty– illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Featuring the wonderful work of Arthur Rackham in celebration of the 100th anniversary since their first […]

The Art of Arthur Rackham – 150th Birthday Celebration

The Art of Arthur Rackham – 150th Birthday Celebration

The Art of Arthur Rackham – 150th Birthday Celebration  ‘Like the sundial, my paint box counts no hours but sunny ones’  – Arthur Rackham In celebration of the 150th Birthday of Arthur Rackham we have released […]

The Legacy of Arthur Rackham – Inspiring Hockney and Guillermo del Toro

The Legacy of Arthur Rackham – Inspiring Hockney and Guillermo del Toro

The Legacy of Arthur Rackham’s Work – Inspiring David Hockney and Guillermo del Toro Arthur Rackham, one of the most influential and renowned illustrators of the 19th Century (known as the greatest illustrator of the Edwardian […]

Arthur Rackham’s Cinderella Silhouettes

Arthur Rackham’s Cinderella Silhouettes

Arthur Rackham’s Cinderella Silhouettes Arthur Rackham is one of the most celebrated painters of the British Golden Age of Illustration. Advances in printing and photographic techniques meant he revolutionised modern illustrated books of the time. His […]

Harry Clarke’s Illustrations for Perrault’s Fairy Tales

Harry Clarke’s Illustrations for Perrault’s Fairy Tales

Harry Clarke’s Illustrations for Perrault’s Fairy Tales These gorgeous illustrations have been selected from Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault. A wonderful collection of Perrault’s magical fairy tales originally published in 1922. The illustrations are incredibly delicate […]

Close-Up with Kay Nielsen – Illustrations from the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

Close-Up with Kay Nielsen – Illustrations from the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

Close-Up with Kay Nielsen – Illustrations from the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales Kay Nielsen‘s illustrations from Hansel and Gretel and Other Brothers Grimm Stories are some of his best loved work. Originally published in 1925, this […]

7 Variants of Beauty and the Beast Fairy Tales – A Tale as Old as Time

7 Variants of Beauty and the Beast Fairy Tales – A Tale as Old as Time

7 Variants of Beauty and the Beast Fairy Tales – A Tale as Old as Time The well-loved tale of Beauty and the Beast has a fascinating history, first starting with Madame Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve (1695 […]

Jennie Harbour’s Favourite Fairy Tales

Jennie Harbour’s Favourite Fairy Tales

Jennie Harbour’s Favourite Fairy Tales My Book of Favourite Fairy Tales – Illustrated by Jennie Harbour Jennie Harbour’s ‘My Book of Favourite Fairy Tales’ is a wonderful collection of classic fairy tales. It includes ‘Cinderella’, ‘Little […]

Twas the night before Christmas – with Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Twas the night before Christmas – with Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Twas the night before Christmas – Full Poem with Illustrations by Arthur Rackham Christmas is coming! Here is our gorgeous edition of The Night Before Christmas, a yuletide poem, originally known under the title ‘A Visit […]

Rainbow Gold – A Book of Poems

Rainbow Gold – A Book of Poems

Rainbow Gold – Poems Old and New Selected for Boys and Girls – Illustrated by Dugald Stewart Walker Sara Teasdale’s wonderful collection of children’s poetry, Rainbow Gold – Poems Old and New, was originally published in […]

Autumn Illustrations – A Picture of Autumn

Autumn Illustrations – A Picture of Autumn

A Picture of Autumn – 10 Beautiful Autumn Illustrations from Vintage Children’s Books The Autumn Equinox is upon us. We love this time of year, the changing of the colours to auburns and oranges, rouge sunsets […]

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day It’s National Apple Day! To celebrate we’re sharing Arthur Rackham‘s beautiful illustrations from Eden Phillpott’s delightful book A Dish of Apples. We’ve also added our favourite […]