Heard it in the Playground

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Heard it in the Playground

Heard it in the Playground

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This book is an essential item for any KS2 shelf, to have to hand for last minute assemblies, or for sharing some laughter during those ‘in-between’ moments of the school day. Janet sadly died in 1994, but Allan has gone on to work with other illustrators and is still producing lots of new books.

Janet died in 1994 and Ahlberg discontinued his writing career for a few years before picking it up again. Shed a tear for The Boy Without A Name, discover the secrets to teachers (they NEVER leave the school! Many of his books were collaborations with his wife, Janet, an illustrator, and they quickly became one of Britain’s leading author/illustrator teams. 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. A marvellous collection of poems, some funny, some thought-provoking, all written with the inimitable Ahlberg wit and wisdom.Read more about the condition Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. I raised the question with Better World Books and although they could not supply a hardcover version they were extremely generous in making up for the descepency. 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 always describe the faults of our books meticulously but they usually present better than they sound.

No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. My nearly 6 year old daughter really enjoys both reading and listening to poetry, and was really caught up in this book! If you decide not to receive newsletters at all, you’ll have to unsubscribe from all the mailing lists.Join our community to get personalised book suggestions, extracts straight to your inbox, 10% off RRPs, and to change children’s lives. He has won numerous awards for his books including, the Kurt Maschler Award in 1986, The Children's Book Award in 1987, the Blue Peter Book Award 2001, and The Children's Book Award: Books for Young Children award 2002. I remember my mum (a primary school teacher) carrying a very battered copy of this in her bag to and from school. Janet Ahlberg (21 October 1944 – 13 November 1994), née Janet Hall, and Allan Ahlberg (born 5 June 1938) were a British married couple who created many children's books, including picture books that regularly appear at the top of "most popular" lists for public libraries.

S. it was published by Viking Press in 1979 as Each Peach Pear Plum: an "I Spy" story; the national library catalogue summary explains, "Rhymed text and illustrations invite the reader to play 'I spy' with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore characters. 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! 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. It was because Janet wanted to illustrate a book that Allan wrote his first book, the Brick Street boys.Whether it is poems about something living in Harrison’s desk, the school boy’s love of kicking a ball, the dread of parents’ evening or the timeless questions “why must we go to school?

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. Packed with rhythmic poetry and playful songs, this timeless collection has delighted children for generations. 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. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. 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!

Innovative, funny and moving, his work encompasses storybooks, picture books, easy readers, joke books and novels as well as poems. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. 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. 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. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.



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