Here is another Ladybird 'Easy Reading' book which will help to answers some of the many questions that children ask.
A relatively simple vocabulary, large, clear type and full-colour illustrations give information about the many people who work in a modern store and contribute to it's smooth and efficient running.
Many years ago, people bought most of the things they needed from stalls in the streets or in the market hall.
In a Big Store - shops - food - people at work
issue points for collectors
Hardback book issued without dust-wrapper. Pictorial matt boards. original price 15p Net printed on rear board. 'In a Big Store' is the 20th and last title listed on the rear board. Tally number 330 shown on the rear board.
It would appear that this book was based on aspects of work in Bentall's Kingston on Thames store at that time.
The front cover illustration for 'In a Big Store' is of Bentall's flagship store in Kingston - see picture opposite.