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The Digital Ladybird

In the week that there has been much discussion on the future of the book in a world of eBooks I thought you might like to see this article from The Guardian, on the Ladybird brand’s venture into the digital…

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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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Ask me a question

Here’s a Question and Answer application that I was experimenting with for work. I didn’t originally intend to share it as it looks like a bit of an ego-trip. But having created it and had a few people ask me…

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A Ladybird Books promotion – new and old?

Collect tokens for free Ladybird children’s books – mirror.co.uk via kwout The newspaper The Mirror’s latest collaborative promotion. I wonder if this promotion might encourage people to think back to the ‘real’ Ladybird Books of their childhood? (See my previous…

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A new Ladybird article

In March’s edition of ‘Home and Antiques Magazine’ (BBC) there’s an article on ‘charming Ladybird Books’. It’s subtitled Instant Expert and has been put together by Antiques Roadshow presenter Katherine Higgins – with a little help from a few Ladybods…

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Hannibal Seeks a Buyer

Hannibal (The hamster, not the Alps and elephants one) would probably be my pick for the most under-rated Ladybird Book series. The stories are likeable and informative and John Berry’s artwork is fantastic – his photographic style leavenened by the…

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