There’s nothing like the pages of a beautiful book to hide in, whether you’re self-isolating or just directing your attention away from the onslaught of 24 hour news.
Our online shop is well-stocked, so swap anxious scrolling for one of these.
1. Get back to nature with The Weed
The perfect mixture of escapism and activism, Quentin Blake’s new book is a typically charming exploration of the importance of the environment. One to read while gazing out the window. See the originals in our From the Studio display when you're feeling better.
Bummed you can’t get out the house to see our Tom of Finland exhibition? Ample time to prepare yourself for your post-pandemic visit.
There’s Blitz spirit galore in the wartime propaganda posters of Jan Le Witt and George Him – regain perspective with their witty designs and be thankful rationing today is limited to hand sanitiser and bog roll.
Tune out of rolling news and in to the clanking of cooking pots, stirring of olive trees and bleating of goats of pre-civil war Homs in this meditative illustrated short story.
Go back in time in more ways than one to Quentin Blake and John Yeoman’s first ever children’s book, faithfully reproduced from its 1960 original.
What Are You Like? asked some of our favourite illustrators to draw a pictorial representation of themselves and their favourite things – puzzle them out and get inspired make your own.
Had to cancel your travel plans? Take an armchair trip to North Korea instead.
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