Raduga Childrens’Books1926-1928

In1923 Maxim Gorky decided that Childrens literature should reflect the Communist ideology.
The talented new Artists and writers of the new era jumped at the chance to influence and grow young minds.A selection of these books is at the Institute of Social Historyand we have a collection of ten exquisite watercolour designs for book covers originallysold at Sothebys in 1985 (please ask for images)

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