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14 things we learned from Ladybird books

Knitting, fairy tales and the Magic Porridge Pot.

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ALONG WITH THE likes of Roald Dahl and Enid Blyton, the vast collection of Ladybird Books were a staple of many Irish childhoods.

Let’s take a few moments to remember our favourite titles and the lessons they taught us…

1. How many people it takes to pull an enormous turnip out of the ground

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2. It doesn’t pay to be greedy

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3. How to shop with mother (but not father)

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4. It’s okay to talk about stuff

Animals…

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Homes and beaches…

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5. Everybody dances

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6. What to look for outside a church

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7. You could get at least two reads in before lights out

8. How morse code works

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9. It can be hard to get a pig home

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10 Terrifying things live under bridges and in the woods

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11. History

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12. The Elves and the Shoemaker as gaeilge

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13. Plain and purl

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14.  Remember the name Rumpelstiltskin

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What were your favourite Ladybird titles or memories? Let us know in the comments section…

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