Lucy Mangan discovers the Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups, and muses on what topics she would create for the series.

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This month, Lucy Mangan muses on her childhood favourites, and how passing them down a generation can result in a shared love, or potentially sever even the closest of bonds.  Re-reading your childhood favourites as an adult is a strange experience. Your previous selves shuffle in and out of prominence within you. The child you were when […]

So often, beautiful picture books form our introduction to the world of books and reading. Our guest blogger Lucy Mangan shares her journey to rediscovering the wonderful world of picture books as a parent.

Our resident blogger and expert on all things bookish reflects on the history of Alice in Wonderland and why we still love Lewis Caroll’s tale 150 years on. We’ll be reading this month’s post with a cup of tea and a jam tart.

We’re delighted to introduce our new guest contributor; journalist, author and self proclaimed Puffin, Lucy Mangan. Lucy will be sharing her memories from her favourite children’s books and the experience of rediscovering them as an adult and a parent and more throughout 2015, exclusively for the Penguin Blog. We for one can’t wait.