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What to Look for in Spring?

… Ladybird Books! (surprisingly) Not long now until car-boot sale season … Anyway, On the subject of questions and answers, I’m planning on setting up a new page on my website – Ladybird FAQs. Question number one will be “Where…

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Art

Wingfield and Flog it!

A lady brought in a piece of Harry Wingfield artwork on a recent edition of Floggit! The picture was from ‘Going to School’ and featured Ethel, Wingfield’s wife. The piece was valued at between £600 and £800 – much nearer…

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A Quick Tour through the Well Loved Tales

Uploading a few more pictures to the very slowly progressing project that is my Ladybird Gallery, I played around with the video presentation tool on Picasa and almost by accident ended up posting a video of the 27 original 606d…

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Flog it?

I was contacted by a researcher last week, who said that the BBC might be doing a feature on Ladybird Books if the programme ‘Flog it!’ goes to Loughborough. Apparently nothing has been decided yet, but I’ll keep you posted…

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Learning with Harry

Did anyone else see the Antiques Roadshow this evening? I caught the tail-end of the piece on Ladybird Book original artwork and had to catch up on what I’d missed on the BBC iPlayer. Just one comment (leaving aside the…

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Trivia

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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