Dedicated to old Ladybird books - 1914 -1975


Try these sites if you’re interested in Ladybird books or similar children’s fiction.

  • Website dedicated to Martin Aitchison, probably the most prolific and popular of Ladybird artists who illustrated nearly 100 books for Ladybird between 1963 and 1990.
  • Website dedicated to Frank Hampson, Creator of the comic character ‘Dan Dare’, Frank went on to work for Ladybird for a number of years and illustrated some of the best remembered Ladybird Books including the Nursery Rhymes, Kings and Queens and the ‘Through the Ages’ series.
  • Click here to visit the official Ladybird site.
  • The oldest of them all. Click here to visit the wonderful Easy on the Eye site.
  • A large, book collectors’ site, located in Australia, with lots of links to many areas of interest, including Ladybird, is to be found here: Collecting Books and Magazines
  • When it is complete, this site should provide a fairly comprehensive list of standard Ladybird books from 1940-1985. But for a far more complete picture Click here to see Nicole’s Ladybird books list including ITA books, Foreign Language Ladybird books and modern books.
  • You can buy some fun Ladybird-themed greetings cards and notebooks here.