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Controversy over Biff and Chip book.

Controversy over Biff and Chip book.

'It was meant to be an innocent tale, following the adventures of three youngsters Biff, Chip and Kipper Robinson.

But Oxford University Press has been forced to defend one of its children’s books, after speculation that its illustrations hinted at a sexual liaison taking place behind bushes. 

The publisher has moved to reassure parents that its books are “created with the utmost thought and consideration”, adding that they take care to ensure that none of their books “cause harm or offence to any child”.

The much-loved Biff, Chip and Kipper books were created in the 1980s to help children learn to read, and are still used in infant school across the country.'

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