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