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Christmas Quiz 2012

… Doesn’t really exist. But it seems a shame to break a tradition of 10 years, so here’s a random a ladybird question. What Ladybird Book ends with the words: ‘She died a few days later’ A cheerful quote for…

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Because I feel I should

  As we’re still in Olympics season I felt I ought to contribute this picture to the national mood. (You’re very welcome).  I don’t like these books, they do nothing for me and they’re really outside my period of interest…

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Stranger than fiction

I was contacted last week by the Secretary of the Leicestershire History Society who wanted a piece on Leicester-born artist John Kenney for their newsletter.  (To Ladybird Book lovers, Kenney is best known for illustrating most of the History series…

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Party Games

Did you see those packs of vintage Ladybird postcards that were on sale around Christmas? I was, of course, tempted by them but then the obvious question was ‘Why?’. I mean, what do you do with a box of Ladybird…

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Ladybird Christmas Quiz 2011

So here we are again. This year I’ve made a version of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’.You’ll find it here. Sorry the questions don’t start easy and get steadily harder – the application randomises them. Want a prize this…

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Sorry I’m late

Happy Easter! I’ve been away for several days and didn’t had access to a webcam so apologies to those of you who left messages on the audio Q&A below. I’ve just caught up now with 4 new responses if you…

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Ladybird Musical Christmas Quiz 2010

This year, a musical theme – and a prize! The winner of the quiz will win some Ladybird wind-chimes. If I get more than one submission of the correct answer (which usually happens) I’ll put all correct answers into a…

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