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OLGA DA POLGA published with colour illustrations

This week sees a new edition of Olga da Polga by Michael Bond published, with colour illustrations by Catherine Rayner.

Originally published in 1971 by Oxford University Press, Catherine Rayner is now updating her delightful black and white illustrations from the 2011 edition to colour for a new hardback, perfect for gifts.


The evolution of Olga, from black and white to colour:



So far the edition has been picked up by three different countries and we’re really pleased with how these foreign editions have turned out.

The German edition published by Thienemann:


The Finnish edition published by Arthouse:


And the UK/US editions published by Oxford University Press and Kane Miller respectively:


Buy the special signed slipcase edition here or the standard edition here.