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BfK No. 50 - May 1988
Cover Story The illustration on our cover is by Ruth Brown and is taken from her latest book Ladybird, Ladybird published by Andersen Press (0 86264 200 0, £5.95). We are grateful to Andersen Press for help in using this.
Ask any school bookweek organiser which visitor she'd choose to top her bill and she'd probably say 'Roald Dahl!' Then she'd laugh and move on to a less awesome figure than the world's most popular children's author. One school bookweek organiser didn't move on, though. Lindy Barclay tells all.