Every Book Has its Own History: Reflections of a Collector of Children’s Books

14th June 2017, 17:30 - 18:30

Every Book Has its Own History: Reflections of a Collector of Children’s Books

Robinson Library, Newcastle University

Brian Alderson will talk about some of the less usual children’s books and manuscripts in his collection, relating many of them to his career as a writer, translator and editor. This talk accompanies a free exhibition at the Philip Robinson Library which Brian has curated, A Lilliputian Miscellany, where items from his collection will be on display.

This free talk is part of the Looking at Children’s Books series, is a fascinating sequence of talks with Brian Alderson, a pioneer of children’s literature studies in Britain.

The Looking at Children’s Books talk series are presented by Newcastle University’s Children’s Literature Unit and Robinson Library in association with Seven Stories: National Centre for Children’s Books.

Venue: Newcastle University - Robinson Library

Seminar Room 152, Level 1, Robinson Library, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 7RU

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