Wednesday, 17 January 2007

Some old favourites

Here are some of my favourites - to jog your memories.

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Tuesday, 16 January 2007

Memories of Ladybird Books

I receive so many messages to my website ( from people who had fond memories of Ladybird Books as children, who grew up and threw away their old books - and who now have children (or grandchildren) and want to get the books back to share with them.

My Mum was a teacher, so I grew up with Ladybird Books at home, at school, at Sunday School. They are tied into my childhood. I can remember memorising book 1A of Peter and Jane one night (which doesn't take much as there's only one word per page) and my teacher thought a miracle had taken place in that I had learnt to read overnight. I loved the Well Loved Tales series - but I also liked the History books. Queen Elizabeth was my heroine, but I had a soft spot for Oliver Cromwell.

Let me know if you have any memories of these books