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Old Ladybird Books

Ladybird Books. I loved them as a child and began collecting them for my own child as I appreciated what wonderful books they were; collecting turned into a hobby and then, sort of, took over.

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In the mood for browsing? - you can try out the 'How old is my book' pages. If you have a book and don't know when it dates from, this should help you. Often these books were issued with no date and reprints were commonly issued with the date of the 1st edition, so you need to know what other signs to look out for.

If you are looking for old Ladybird Books that you remember from childhood, you will be able to buy them in the bookshop

For collectors or researchers you'll find everything you ever wanted to know about Ladybird Books but were too afraid to ask. There are also interviews with various people involved with Ladybird in the past - writers, illustrators, models etc. (If you were once involved with Ladybird - or know someone who was, please get in touch).



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