Miner’s Day by BL Coombes, with illustrations [‘Rhondda images’] by Isabel Alexander; Peter Wakelin (ed) (Parthian) The Shadow of the Mine: Coal and the End of Industrial Britain by Huw Beynon and Ray Hudson (Verso) Representing the Male: Masculinity, Genre and Social Context in Six South Wales Novels by John Perrott Jenkins (UWP) Coal miners have […]
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The Hare Book and The Hedgehog Book

Suzy Ceulan Hughes recommends two gorgeous, stunningly illustrated hardback books which treat wildlife to a cultural, factual feast

PUBLISHED ON: 29/09/20

CATEGORY: Reviews

In an essay in the current issue of New Welsh Reader [Issue 124], I confessed to my obsession with hares. And I drew on Jane Russ’ The Hare Book for i …

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Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

Jack Pugh

PUBLISHED ON: 02/05/17

CATEGORY: Reviews

What does an illustrator think about? The question is posed as you walk into Quentin Blake: Inside Stories, currently on display at National Museum Ca …

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Llareggub: Peter Blake Illustrates Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood, National Museum Cardiff

Michael Tomlinson

PUBLISHED ON: 28/01/14

CATEGORY: Reviews

Although Peter Blake first heard Under Milk Wood on the radio in 1954 it was to be a few years before he thought to try illustrating it. Once he had, …

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