Pairing fine literature with stunning cover art, Penguin’s award-winning Drop Caps series captures the subtle pull and sheer joy of printed text. Each colorful hardback displays a cleverly designed drop cap for the author’s last name and the complete A to Z series makes for a rewarding read, a gorgeous sight and a generous gift. The series is a collaboration between Jessica Hische, a designer and illustrator whose clients include Wes Anderson, Nike, and the New York Times, and Paul Buckley, Penguin’s Creative Director. Includes: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, My Ántonia by Willa Cather, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Middlemarch by George Eliot, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse, An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, Native Speaker by Chang-rae Lee, Moby-Dick or, The Whale by Herman Melville, Five Children and It by E. Nesbit, Butterfield 8 by John O’Hara, Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust, The Greek Coffin Mystery by Ellery Queen, Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie, Cannery Row by John Steinbeck, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, Kristin Lavransdatter: The Wreath by Sigrid Undset, Candide by Voltaire, Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, Sky Burial by Xinran, When You Are Old: Early Poems and Fairy Tales by W.B. Yeats, and The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. All books are brand new from the publisher, Penguin Books.
Juniper Books is all about the reinvention of the printed book, one volume at a time. From their custom jacketed sets, to thoughtfully curated groupings of beautifully published editions, much care and attention to detail goes into every set to ensure they will look great on any bookshelf and will be a rewarding collection to read.
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