Celebrating its seventh birthday, Anorak has released the Big Book of Anorak, which draws together a selection of the gorgeous illustrations and stories the magazine has published over the years.
As ever, it’s a whole lot of fun, with audience participation encouraged through games and fun drawing activities.
‘I set out to create a magazine that would follow children through childhood, something stylish and different, but with the timeless, collectable feel of the magazines and annuals I loved to read as a child’, says Anorak founder and editor, Cathy Olmedillas.
‘The Big Book of Anorak [is] a celebration of everything Anorak stands for; creativity, writing and good ol’ fashioned imaginative – ie. bonkers – stories.’
The hardback book is described as ‘the coffee table book for kids’ by its publishers and feature more than 200 full colour pages.
Among our favourites are the ‘1984 School of Seagulls reunion’:
Leonard the Shopping Tiger, whose adventures take him to his favourite retailer, Harvey Fridges:
And of course, this slightly nuts spread featuring The Worm and The Kangaroo:
The Big Book of Anorak is available now in bookshops and through the website anorakmagazine.com priced £18.99