Ladybird Histories and Lawrence Peach

David Perkins of King’s School Canterbury joins me to talk about Ladybird, its histories, and the life of Lawrence du Garde Peach, their main author.

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Play the Ladybird histories Matching quiz

Here is a thrilling, no-holds-barred change for you to show off your mastery of English history – through the lens of the original Ladybird series of books, and there fabulous images. Simply match the name to the picture, and win glory, renown and a deep sense of personal satisfaction.

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David Perkins – You Tube Lecture on Lawrence Du Garde Peach

Click on the image to find out more about Peach from a lecture David gave on 5 May 2022 to the Canterbury Branch of the Historical Association – “Lawrence du Garde Peach and the
Ladybird Adventures from History series: Peach and History and the History of Peach’.



One thought on “Ladybird Histories and Lawrence Peach

  1. Got all the quiz questions right but 2. Pretty good for somebody who never read a Ladybird in their life!

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