Books for Boys

Year: 2008 
Size: A format paper back - 181mm x 111 mm
Illustrators: Neil Gower, Mark Thomas, Mick Brownfield, Despotica. 
Lettering Artist: Stephen Raw

The covers, with their action-packed illustrations, hark back to the golden age of adventure books. The controlled use of colour gives the series a strong identity, while each cover individually contains elements - particularly the typography - appropriate to the time it was first published. There is an unashamed nostalgia about them, though they aren’t facsimilies of old books - they are designed to have a freshness and appeal for younger readers encountering these stories for the first time, as well as for their parents’ and grandparents’ generations.