Ref NoDM1294/4/9
Title'The Penguin Survival Kit' by Laurie Lee
DescriptionTypescript of an article by Laurie Lee to celebrate Penguin's fiftieth anniversary. Mentions Lee's memories of the arrival of Penguin books in the 1930s, John Lehmann''s Penguin New Writing, and books for the forces. The article was published as 'The Penguin Survival Kit' in Bookcase: The W.H. Smith Book Review, no.11 [1985].

Copy of Bookcase: The W.H. Smith Book Review, no.11 [1985]. Including articles by Christopher Awdry about the Thomas the Tank Engine series, Mel Calman on 'Drawing Conclusions', Laurie Lee's 'The Penguin Survival Kit', Stephen Spender on 'Thoughts on being called Poet', Robert Latham on 'The Essential Pepys' and Shirley Hughes on 'Getting into the picture'.

Four letters from Laurie Lee to Sarah Brooks, 28 February-10 June 1985. Lee agrees to do the book signing at Menzies in Bath and at the Bristol Claude Gill, and also to the Cheltenham reading. Sends the draft of his article about 'the patter of tiny Penguins'.
Extent6 docs
Access ConditionsPrior permission must be obtained from Penguin Books Ltd. Please ask Special Collections for further information.
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