Book design for children’s reading

A text-heavy illustrated book about the interplay of book design, typography and educational dogma in children’s books from the 1900s to the 1980s. The 208pp book is 260mm deep x 190mm wide and has over 400 images: Book design for children’s reading: typography, pictures, print (Sue Walker, St Bride Foundation).

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Extend and apply existing design concept to create final artwork.


  • Image scanning and editing
  • Layout, typesetting and press-ready artwork
  • Print management.


Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

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