Thursday, 20 March 2014

Giveaway #376 : Win some Very Hungry Caterpillar goodies - closed - winner Melanie Clarke


The big day is finally here ! The Very Hungry Caterpillar is 45 years young today ! It’s a day where all caterpillars will not only be celebrating the anniversary but also the start of Spring too!

We've been loving sharing reviews of many of the lovely Very Hungry Caterpillar products on offer over the past six months and I'll have a special final anniversary celebration blogpost coming up at the weekend. In the meantime, you can keep track of the celebrations with the dedicated hashtag #VHC45, the official twitter feed @WorldEricCarle and the facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/theworldofEricCarle)


To help kick off the celebrations, I have a lovely prize up for grabs for one lucky Madhouse Family Reviews reader - The Very Hungry Caterpillar 'Lets Count' On-the-Go-Book and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Twist and Click Animal Blocks . Just fill in your entries on the Rafflecopter widget below to go into the draw.

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UK only. Closing date : 3/4/14

T & C's : Entries close at midnight on the closing date. Winners will be selected with a random number generator and announced on facebook, twitter and in the giveaway post subject line. Please note, you will be contacted by email and/or twitter and if I haven't heard from you after a week, I'll have to pick another winner. Prizes will be sent out by the companies or their PR directly to winners. Madhouse Family Reviews cannot be held responsible for any prizes that go astray !


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175 comments:

  1. great book, I remember it from primary school when learning about life cycles

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  3. My son is 30 and my sister bought him The Very Hungry Caterpillar for his 1st Christmas, then it was used for my daughter. Recently I bought pyjamas, game and another lunch boxfor my grandson- and so the legend goes on, stronger than ever.

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  4. Cannot remember when I first read this book but I was very little! This book is older than me and is still one of my favourites and my children's too!

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  6. I remember this book from when I was small.

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  7. I first read The Very Hungry Caterpillar at primary school.

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  8. I first read The Very Hungry Caterpillar at primary school, I always remember the vibrant colours in the artwork!

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  9. I read this to my little sis when we were both kids

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  10. I can remember reading it at school xx

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  11. I think I first read the hungry caterpillar in school, hard to remember as it was over 28 years ago!!

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  12. I remember my mum reading it to me as a child and it was the very first book we bought for our daughter before she was even born!

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  13. My Mum read it to me at home before I started school - happy days

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  14. Its older than me! I remember my granddad reading it to me when I was young.

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  15. I think it was at primary school

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  16. I remember it from when I was little and my mum used to read me it! Lovely book!

    Ashleigh

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  17. Can't believe our fav caterpillar has been hungry for so long! First found out about him about 20 years ago (when I was far to old to be reading him shhhh!)

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  18. commented on "why do we bother buying toys"

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  19. I was either 4 or 5 when I first red the book

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  20. My daughter is 24 now, and she really loved this book. Not sure if I remember it from before that or not.

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  21. I remember it from primary school (and Im 28 now!) and I read in to my children xx

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  22. I first read it when i bought it when i was younger

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  23. It was one of the first books I read when I was a little girl x

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  24. About 7 years ago with my 1st son
    Spencer Broadley
    s.broad@hotmail.co.uk

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  25. I remember reading this book when I was at reception and my kids have read the book since
    Kim neville)

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  26. I can't recall when I first came across it but I love it! :)

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  27. I never owned this as a child, but I remember it, so I would imagine from nursery. I bought it for my own daughter :)

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  28. when my children were little, over 30 years ago

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  29. I don't remember it from my own childhood but I do remember my friend's aunt buying it for her first child who's now 10.

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  30. I had it as a child then i got for both of my children :)

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  31. My brother who was 6 years younger than me had it and I read it to him!

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  32. I first read this book as a small child and now read it to my three children

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  33. I read this book myself as a child & have always loved it. I used to read it to my son when he was small.

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  34. When my son was small, so about 25 years ago

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  35. When I was about 5/6 and my mum used to read it to me! I still love the story now!

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  36. I had it read to me when I was a child.

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  37. I'm not really sure but I think my daughter had the book when she was young, quite a number of years ago and my granddaughter has one now x

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  38. Tanya Camilleri25 March 2014 at 09:30

    I remember my Dad buying me this book and I loved it so much he read it to me every night.

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  39. In the first year of school

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  40. I've discovered it when my son was born more than 6 years ago!
    @Dorothee77

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  41. leigh cunningham25 March 2014 at 12:09

    When i was in primary school in the 80s. My son loves it just as much as i did.

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  42. I recall coming across it in the Children's Library. It was so much fun to read to Pre-School Children. They loved it.

    Rachel Craig

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    Rachel Craig

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  44. I had a sheltered life, and didn't read it until I had babies.

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  45. I remember it when I was little but I don't know what age I was

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  46. when i was really tiny, about 3 or 4.

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  47. I remember buying this book for my daughter in infant school

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  48. Well i am 35 now and can remember this when i was small xx

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  49. I can remember it from when I was a child (quite a long time ago!)

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  50. I read it to my eldest who is now 29! Now I read it to her sons!

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  51. Leave me a comment below and tell me when you first read/discovered The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    lt was one of the first books l found and read to my children (they now have children of their own)

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  52. I can remember it as a young child, and my kids love it now

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  53. love this book, its got such good memories of childhood

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  54. I think I must have been in nursery!

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  55. It was my favourite book at primary school

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  56. Isabell Whitenstall25 March 2014 at 21:30

    I am ashamed to say but I only discovered the books recently when browsing books for my grandson

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  57. lovely book brings back memories

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  58. When I was little this was my favourite story :)

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  59. When i was in primary school xx

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  60. When I was little but can't remember how old.

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  61. when my great nephew had the book

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  62. When I was little about 25 years ago. I'm feeling extremely old right now

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  63. A long time ago when I was at primary school! This is a book I still need to buy for my Noah x

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  64. When I was about 4, My Mam used to read it to me at bedtime.

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  65. At primary school, a long time ago... :) xx

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  66. It was read to me as a toddler, then I read it to my sister 10 years later, & now I read it to my 3 year old.

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  67. I read it as a very young girl with my mother and then at nursery

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  68. first read them with my daughter when she was a baby, now aged 12

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  69. I remember it in year 2 primary the teacher reading it to us all whilst we drank our carton of milk and ate our segment of apple at the end of the school day. loved it from then on

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  70. @sofiara3933859528 March 2014 at 11:32

    2 yrs ago when I was pregnant

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  71. I remember reading this with my teacher when I was about 5!

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  72. My dad used to read this to me when i was about 6

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  73. As a young child, in nursery school I think!

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  74. my earliest recollection of the story is in primary school

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  75. i first read this to my daughter when she was in primary school she is now 30 and enjoys reading this to her little girl

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  76. I remember it from primary school

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  77. About 5 years ago when grandson was 3

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  78. About 30 years ago when my oldest son was a toddler.

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  79. Loved it as a child and read it to my class now (I'm a teacher)

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  80. About 10 years ago when I first read it to my young son.

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  81. Catherine Bell1 April 2014 at 11:04

    I remember it from when I was a child, I'm not sure what age

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  82. I remember it from a child when me and my sister used to read it together

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  83. i remeber my teacher reading it in nursery it was amazing! i wanted to eat as much as it did hehe

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  84. I think it must have been in my first few years at primary school, it was on the book shelf in the reading corner

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  85. i remember reading it to my little sister as a baby!

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  86. I first read this to my daughter,three to four times every day.

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  87. I forst read it with my daughter when she was 3, she insisted on getting it out of the library after having been read it at nursery

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  88. I first read it to my niece a few years ago

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  89. I first discovered it in the local library with my Mum when I was a toddler and I'm re-discovering It now with my toddler.

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  90. MY MOM USED TO READ THIS TO ME FROM ABOUT THE AGE OF ONE, AND I NOW READ IT TO MY ONE YEAR OLD ;-)

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  91. I can remember reading this over 20 years ago at the nursery school I worked at

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  92. It's was read to me as a child

    Kel Ellen Hirst

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  93. I only came across this book when my daughter was born 3 years ago - she loves it. I hope her siblings love the book just as much too :)

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  94. About a year and a half ago, reading it to my son

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  95. reading the book to my Grandchildren

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  96. My baby girl has the finger puppet book. she loves it!

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  97. I read this in primary school and read it to my son and will read it to my daughter when she gets bigger. Favourite childrens book
    Dee Scarlett

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  98. being read to me as a child

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  99. I remember reading this story to my son when he was small and he is in his 20s now.

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  100. I first came across this gorgeous book when my eldest was little, he was given a lovely gift set which included the book for his 1st birthday x

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  101. I can't remember, I was little :)

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  102. I remember it from school, loved it. Glad it is still popular all these years later.

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  103. First discovered it whe I had my first child in 2009.

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  104. I discovered the book in primary school!

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  105. Claire Redmond2 April 2014 at 16:11

    with my first child I think.we bought him the board book and he loved it!

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  106. I first discovered this wonderful book when I read it to my son when he was little.He is 24 now and he still has the original copy to pass on to his children one day

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  107. when i was little, think it was a present from a family member, i loved it

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  108. I first heard it when I was in nursery, I now read it to my children....every child should get the chance to read it, Its an amazing book.
    claire.bob23@hotmail.co.uk

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  109. when my granddad first read it to me when I was little

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  110. I remember reading it as a child and I now read it to my daughter

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  111. Pam Francis Gregory2 April 2014 at 19:20

    When I read this at Primary School

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  112. Pam Francis Gregory2 April 2014 at 19:22

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  113. I remember reading this as a kid at primary school - I also remember us all painting a huge picture to go round the assemble hall!

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  114. I remember it when i was small!!!

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  115. I cannot remember actually reading it before I had my son though I knew it existed. Now its a family favourite.

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  116. Elizabeth Williams2 April 2014 at 20:24

    I remember reading it as a child

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  117. Pauline Burroughs2 April 2014 at 20:34

    When my daughter was little, now her own daughter loves it x

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  118. I got it for my Birthday when I was 2 - and loved it ever since. Now my children love it too !

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  119. Must have been my mum read it to me adnd the reinforced at school, Love the book :)

    @oneisjamie

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  120. i dont remember it from school myself but i remember my younger brother reading it :)

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  121. It was in the school library when I was about 6. There was a waiting list for it because it was so popular.

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  122. I remember having it read to me as a very small child and loving it

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  123. I first found it when my son was little and I was given a book by my friend.

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  124. I first came across The Very Hungry Caterpillar when I helped in a reception class in a school about ten years ago. The children loved the story and were fascinated by the life cycle of a butterfly. It was easy and fun for the children to copy pictures using paint and collage to make bright, attractive wall displays.

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  125. I didn't read it until I was an adult! I think it must have been a younger relative or a friend's child's copy...

    My husband reckons that he taught his younger brother to read using this book when he was a child, he has very fond memories of it!

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  126. Got it out of the library as a child

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  127. I think I first read this when I was a nursery teacher, reading it to my 3 and 4 year olds at work about 15 years ago :)

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  128. I first read The Very Hungry Caterpillar to our children in the 1980's .

    paulinecnd@hotmail.com

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  129. Mrs Laceys Class - Reception, 23 Years ago :)

    Becci Cleary

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  130. me and my partner used to read to my bump when i was pregnant with my son... but i used to read it as a sprog!
    @jusanotherdiva

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  131. i remember reading it as a child!

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  132. my mum used to read this to me when i was younger, and i still have exactly the same book that i now read to my children - although it does look like its seen better days (i am 26 though lol)

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  133. When my youngest sister was very small she loved this book, I then read it to my daughter when she was born. I now have an infant son who hasn't had the pleasure yet :)

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  134. I remember hearing it when I went to playschool 30+ years ago!

    kirstyjfox [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  135. i remember it from playschool

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  136. The first memory I have of this book was in primary school, i was in reception when my teacher first read it to me :)

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  137. Can't remember exactly when as I was very young but I know I loved it!! :-)

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  138. When my little sister received it for her birthday!

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  139. in the library when i was at primary school

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  140. Used to read this to my children over 30 years ago, and now read it to my two little granddaughters, aged 1 & 5 - the same rather cloth-eared book! They love it as much as mummy!

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  141. I can remember my mum reading this to me when I was about 4 x
    (sam fernley)

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  142. A long time ago, I was probably 5 or 6 years old x

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  143. we have always had a copy of this book from when i was in primary school til now for my grandson.

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  144. I dont remember exactly. I think I was read it in pre-school but didnt understand the words very well but the pictures were great!!!

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  145. I dont remember exactly but sometime at primary school I think
    Stacey guilliatt

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  146. Champaklal Lad3 April 2014 at 21:44

    when I win it I will read it

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  147. I can't remember the first time, it must have been when I was at primary school

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  148. I remember it from primary days too.
    @muslimahi

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  149. I remember it from when my children started school

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  150. With my mum when i was about four

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  151. I'm very embarrassed to admit only 3 years ago with my son xx

    Jill cordner

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  152. Only just discovering it now that I have a young son. Don't really remember it from when I was growing up.

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