As a child, my first budgie, “Budgie” was purchased from Woolworth’s. Budgie was a wonderful little bird. He was finger tame and would turn the pages of my book for me (while taking a nibble).
While Budgie may not have been expensive, to me he was priceless.

Woolworth’s ad from 1955.

Woolworth’s ad from the 1960s.

Woolworth’s ad from the 70s.

Woolworth’s ad from 1993

artwork by Skip Hill

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