Dear Blue Peter...
Written by Biddy Baxter
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As the programme celebrates its 50th anniversary, Biddy Baxter - the show's legendary editor and the woman who used the Blue Peter badge to encourage children to write in - reveals an extraordinary correspondence that, by the late 1980s, saw the presenters and production staff receiving an average of 7,000 letters a week. Original, moving, often very funny, sometimes abusive, the letters in which children (and `big kids') offered their ideas, pictures and stories provide a unique snapshot of life in the 20th century - of people from all over Britain and beyond, and from every conceivable background. This is a book for anyone who ever ran home to switch on the telly, who collected milk bottle tops, stamps and old cans for the Appeals and who coveted a Blue Peter badge of their own. It’s also a book that today’s children will enjoy dipping into just to see what their parents were up to when they were young.
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Dear Blue Peter... by Biddy Baxter
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