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50th anniversary edition of Cinderella

The original Well-loved Tales: Cinderella has been reissued to mark the fiftieth anniversary of its first publication in 2014. This classic Ladybird book is now available for a new generation to treasure and includes the original text by Vera Southgate and the beautiful Eric Winter illustrations of Cinderella in her beautiful ball gowns that evoke such strong memories within fans of the book.

The Story of Football

Classic Vintage Ladybird favourites re-released!

Take a trip down memory lane with The Story of Football and Charles Dickens, two gems from the Ladybird archive.

First published in 1964, The Story of Football is packed with football facts for all ages. This new edition, published to mark the European Football Championship, is exactly the same as the original, with a dust jacket and beautifully reproduced images.

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And to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest story-tellers the world has ever known, Charles Dickens: A Ladybird Book has been re-released. This classic hardback book was first published in 1965, and is the perfect gift for Dickens fans.

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The Story of Football
The Story of Football

Ladybird Classic Me Books

Ladybird Classic Me Books is an app which offers a treasure trove of golden childhood memories. Re-discover some of Ladybird's most celebrated and classic children's books and share them with a whole new generation of children with this unique picture book reader for iPad and iPhone.

The app also includes wonderful narration from celebrities including Adam Buxton and Josie Lawrence, and children can also create their own narration or sound effects by simply touching the page.

Available to buy now from iTunes

Take a look inside the app

Ladybird Classic Me Books App

Brand new classic gifts for Vintage Ladybird fans!

Postcards from Ladybird: 100 Classic Ladybird Covers in One Box 14.99

Ladybird has released a brand new postcard box featuring some of the most iconic Ladybird covers from 1940-1970. The beautiful box contains 100 postcards and includes covers from classics including the How it Works series and Well Loved Tales. Send them to someone special, or frame them to enjoy at home or the office!

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Buy Postcards from Ladybird: 100 Classic Ladybird Covers in One Box

The Ladybird Book of London 4.99

A gem from the Ladybird archive, The Ladybird Book of London has been re-released to celebrate the 2012 games. First published in 1961, the new edition is complete with beautifully reproduced illustrations from the charming original.

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Buy The Ladybird Book of London