Allan Ahlberg


About Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY POSTMAN - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex.

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You'll love Master Bun the Bakers' Boy by Allan Ahlberg. Published by Puffin.
International Men’s Day

2 days ago

Which is your favourite Nursery Rhyme? Each Peach Pear Plum by Allan Ahlberg from Puffin is a great addition to any bookshelf.
Nursery Rhyme Week

3 days ago

What better book than Woof! by Allan Ahlberg to stay inside and get lost in! From Puffin.
November Events

4 days ago

Could there be a better time to read Chicken, Chips and Peas by Allan Ahlberg. Published by Puffin.
National Fast Food Day (US)

11 days ago

Goal!!! Could there be a better time to read Friendly Matches by Allan Ahlberg. Published by Puffin.
Saturday Football

20 days ago

Ghosts, witches, black cats, monsters, wizards, vampires and zombies - they'll all be out tonight! Why not read this brilliantly spooky read. Funnybones: The Black Cat by Allan Ahlberg from Puffin.
Happy Halloween...

20 days ago

Could there be a better time to read Funnybones: The Pet Shop by Allan Ahlberg. Published by Puffin.
Could there be a better time?