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This year’s Ladybird Christmas Quiz

That time of year again?How did that happen? Anyway, this year’s quiz, in the true spirit of Ladybird, is non-competetive. There are no prizes on offer – except the prize of the warm flush of triumph which accompanies the knowledge…

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Gender Specific

It was my birthday recently and this was my favourite card. It’s from the great set of Ladybird captioned cards that Simon Spicer sells, but I don’t recall seeing this one before. Perfect.

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And the winner is …

It will come as no surprise to regular visitors to www.ladybirdflyawayhome.com that the winner of this year’s Wise Robin Christmas ladybird quiz (see posting below) is Nicole.Let nobody doubt that Nicole knows her Ladybird stuff; she has been a regular…

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A Ladybird Christmas

How does that John Lewis ad go? If you know the person, you’ll find the present. Here is a quick insight into what my friends and family think of when choosing a gift for me. These are some, but not…

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This year’s Christmas quiz.

Better late than never … This year’s Ladybird Books Christmas Quiz is here.Click the white arrow in the green box below. (Below, not the one to the side). Watch the video. Which two featured books are intruders and shouldn’t be…

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And the winner is …

It will come as no surprise to long-standing LB book collectors to hear that this year Nicole (from Australia) was the first to crack the Christmas quiz. (Answers from two other continents followed swiftly behind hers). But Nicole wins back…

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Ladybird Christmas Quiz

This year’s Ladybird Christmas Quiz is here:If you’ve got a decent collection of Ladybird Books to consult (or don’t mind having a few guesses) have a go. Having completed the quiz, the first letter of every correct answer, when correctly…

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History, Trivia

The Little Boy who ISN’T Peter

Whenever anyone writes the story of the Peter and Jane Key Word Reader books, they, not unnaturally, tell a similar story: that the first Peter and Jane book was published in 1964, written by William Murray and illustrated by Harry…

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