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4th April 2024

From 1964, Ladybird Books published the Peter and Jane reading scheme, and it is estimated that more than eighty million people learned to read with it. The books were quickly updated in the 1970s to take into account changes in attitudes and family dynamics. This is from The Sweet Shop, illustrated by Martin Aitchison, which later became a greengrocer's with Peter and Jane buying apples. 

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