Artwork for 'How the Whale Became' , 1963 - 1971
Scope and Contents
Artwork produced by Adamson for the Young Puffin Books edition of 'How the Whale Became', by Ted Hughes, 1971.
- 1963 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access
All material within the collection is open for consultation.
Excluding material that is the copyright of the Ted Hughes Estates (for which see below), photographs may be taken for private research purposes only. Those wishing to publish any material from the collection are required to seek the permission of the relevant Estate or company prior to publication. Items that are not the copyyright of the George Adamson Estate are noted within the catalogue. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for the George Adamson Estate.
The material within the collection that is the copright of the Ted Hughes Estate is open for consultation but photographs may not be taken without the permission of the Ted Hughes Estate. Those wishing to publish any material that is the copyright of the Ted Hughes Estate should seek permission from the Estate prior to publication. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for the Estate.
Biographical / Historical
'How the Whale Became' was first published by Faber & Faber in 1963, with illustrations by George Adamson. The first edition consisted of 'Why the Owl Behaves as it Does', 'How the Whale Became', 'How the Fox Came to be where it is', 'How the Polar Bear Became', 'How the Hyena Became', 'How the Tortoise Became', 'How the Bee Became', 'How the Cat Became', 'How the Donkey Became', 'How the Hare Became', 'How the Elephant Became'. The first American edition was published in 1964 with drawings by Rick Schreiter. The first English paperback edition, entitled 'How the Whale Became and Other Stories' was published in 1971 by Puffin Books with illustrations by George Adamson. The contents were the same as the first edition. The second English paperback edition was published in 1989 by Faber & Faber with illustrations by Adamson and with the same contents as the first edition.
- From the Fonds: Hughes, Edward James, 1930-1998 (Poet Laureate) (Person)
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