4 September. Morris Heggie, Euan Kerr, Alan Digby, editors of Dandy, Beano and Beezer, appear on the BBC show Arena. The programme, which dates from 1988, also features George Moonie, another Beano editor.
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Monday, April 30, 2012
World of Wonder part 33
For newcomers, World of Wonder was a British educational magazine published in the early 1970s. Often considered the lesser companion to Look and Learn, I had to look through all the issues I had recently, when I was researching the Pages from History
book, and was reminded just how good some of the illustrations were. As
it's not a magazine that many have collected, I'm trawling through the
copies I have (not a complete set by any means) and gathering together a
few galleries featuring images that take my fancy. You can find more of
these mini-galleries by following this link.
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