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The Johnny Crow stories

The Johnny Crow stories

July 23, 2019

Arts & literature, Our stories:

In the early twentieth century, author Leslie Brooke developed new techniques that were to influence many in what became the Golden Age of Children’s books.

fairy The babes asleep in the wood

Early history of movable and pop-up books

July 3, 2018

Arts & literature, Our stories:

Pop-up books enthral readers for many reasons: their ingenuity, their beauty, and because they challenge the two-dimensional nature of printed books. Explore the range of paper engineering mechanisms that have been used in books for more than 700 years.

Snow White and Rose Red from Little brother and little sister and other tales

Illustrated children’s books: Arthur Rackham (1867-1939)

February 6, 2018

Our stories:

Arthur Rackham’s haunting images in children’s fairy tales evoke a sense of mystery, even nightmare. They made him the leading decorative illustrator of the Edwardian era.

High standard of entries in Draw a Story competition

High standard of entries in Draw a Story competition

January 17, 2011

Exhibitions, News:

Judges have their work cut out for them as State Library mail bags fill with high quality entries for the Look! Draw a story competition.