About the book
This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, has a cover refresh for a whole new generation of school children to take to its heart. It is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone - from never-ending projects, reading tests, quarrels, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair', Please Mrs Butler accurately portrays everyday primary school life.
Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses.
Praise for Please Mrs Butler:
'Hilarious and poignant school verses about primary school life. A real winner' - Guardian
'Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight' - Sunday Times
PLEASE MRS BUTLER - The most important 20th-century children's poetry book' - Books for Keeps poll