Today we feature one of the last great Ladybird series ‘Read it yourself’, with ‘Peter and the Wolf’ first published in 1978. These books are still very popular and can be found on eBay for reasonable prices.

To celebrate the final British stage of the Tour de France it’s the story of the bicycle. It includes a detailed history of bicycles as well as bicycle repairs, so it’s a strong rival to any well-loved tale ;-)) #letour

It’s a big day for sport, including the British Grand Prix, and in 1907 Brooklands opened - the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit. Tomorrow we’ll celebrate the Tour de France! #grandprix