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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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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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Two more broadsheets have printed full obituaries to Douglas Keen this week. Here are the online versions: The Times The Independent Following The Guardian obit, readers wrote letters for days afterwards saying why Ladybird had been important for them too….

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The Daily Mail article

Here’s the link to the online version of the article on Douglas Keen, which was published in the Daily Mail today.

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