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trying to remember an old childrens book about pie

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ohnoitsagruffalo Fri 02-Nov-18 11:40:31

I was reminded of a book I used to love when I was young but I can't remember the name of it and google is giving me nothing. It was about trying to make a huge meat pie, I think maybe trying to break a record or something. I think it was set in an English village. I can remember them trying to work out the logistics of the pastry, gravy etc. hope it rings a bell with someone!

CantWaitToRetire Fri 02-Nov-18 11:51:11

Was this UK, and how many years ago approximately are we talking?

ohnoitsagruffalo Fri 02-Nov-18 11:53:20

Well I’m Irish but I’m pretty sure it was an English book. We were reading it in the mid/late 90s i think

Witchend Sat 03-Nov-18 09:39:01

Yes, I remember it from the library in the 80s. I can picture the illustrations, very pale compared with todays ones.

rightreckoner Sat 03-Nov-18 09:42:01

Oh I think there’s one by Helen whatnot. Hold on ....

rightreckoner Sat 03-Nov-18 09:43:30

The Piemakers. Helen Cresswell !

<slumps on the sofa exhausted >

ohnoitsagruffalo Sat 03-Nov-18 10:51:11

Thank you so much! That’s it! grin

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