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Heard it in the Playground

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No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. Janet Ahlberg won two Kate Greenaway Medals for illustrating their books and the 1978 winner Each Peach Pear Plum was named one of the top ten winning works for the 50th anniversary of the Medal (1955–2005). Many of his books were collaborations with his wife, Janet, an illustrator, and they quickly became one of Britain’s leading author/illustrator teams.

I remember my mum (a primary school teacher) carrying a very battered copy of this in her bag to and from school. Meet daydreamer Billy McBone, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and - if youre a stressed teacher - sing the Mrs Butler Blues! Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). We agree that ‘The Trial of Derek Drew’ will go down particularly well – I am looking forward to reading the children’s own poems for their trial transcripts! My nearly 6 year old daughter really enjoys both reading and listening to poetry, and was really caught up in this book!Allan has collaborated with many illustrators, including Andre Amstutz, Gillian Tyler and Katharine McEwen, as well as his late wife, Janet Ahlberg (nee Hall) and his daughter Jessica Ahlberg.

Allan Ahlberg's collection of poems and songs paint a funny and accurate portrait of primary school life, with highly appealing and atmospheric illustrations by Fritz Wegner. If you believe that your personal data has been misused, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor’s Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and – if you’re a stressed teacher – sing the Mrs Butler Blues. Janet died in 1994 and Ahlberg discontinued his writing career for a few years before picking it up again.Janet sadly died in 1994, but Allan has gone on to work with other illustrators and is still producing lots of new books. We’re obliged by EU General Data Protection Regulation to let you know about this right; we don’t actually intend to misuse your data. This illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life won the Signal Poetry Award in 1990. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. Shed a tear for The Boy Without A Name, discover the secrets to teachers (they NEVER leave the school!

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