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The colour series launched with two titles, Birds and Wild Flowers, sometime before 1953. Birds is a straightforward title, and quite similar to the Ladybird book in terms of illustrations, which were by Barendale. The Kingfisher on the first edition was replaced by Mallards on the second, though it’s not clear why they would do this.

I Spy News Chronicle colour Birds

[1] News Chronicle / pre 1953

I Spy News Chronicle Birds
[2] News Chronicle / pre 1958.
[3] Dickens Press

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