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Brian Alderson gives a Looking at Children's Books talk

A Lilliputian Miscellany

  • 14 June — 31 August 2017

What a commingling will be seen as the Brothers Grimm rub shoulders with Charles Kingsley, or a tribute is paid to those Northumbrian figures of Thomas Bewick illustrating Mother Goose's Melody and Joseph Ritson with his Gammer Gurton's Garland.

This free exhibition is accompanied by a free talk, ‘Every book has its own history: reflections of a collector of children’s books’ on 14th June, 5.30pm. This 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.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Philip Robinson Library
Jesmond Road West, Newcastle University
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE2 4HQ

Admission

Free, no booking required

Website

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/events/

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Brian Alderson gives a Looking at Children's Books talk

Every book has its own history: reflections of a collector of children’s books

  • 14 June 2017 5:30-6:30pm

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.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Where

Philip Robinson Library
Jesmond Road West, Newcastle University
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE2 4HQ
England

Admission

Free, no booking required

Website

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/events/

Newcastle University
Newcastle & Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE1 7RU
England

Website

www.ncl.ac.uk/

E-mail

press.office@ncl.ac.uk

Telephone

+44 191 208 7850

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