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Allan Ahlberg

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(1938 - 0)

Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg was born in England in 1938. He was adopted into a family in Oldbury in the West Midlands. As a child he loved to read. He finished school at age seventeen. After a series of jobs, culminating in grave-digging, he became an elementary school teacher when he was twenty-two. He met his first wife, the artist Janet Hall at a teacher training college. Their first book, “The Brick Street Boys” was published in 1975. He has written more than 140 books many with other illustrators, including his daugher Jessica.



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Baby Sleeps (1998)

A book about babies for babies. Taken from the popular Baby’s Catalog.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Baby’s Catalogue (1982)

Whimsical drawings of the daily routines of the lives of babies and their parents. Includes some vocabulary words.

This was an Atlantic Monthly Press book.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Bear Nobody Wanted (1992)

The adventures of a teddy bear who was just a bit of a snob, but he was made that way.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Blue Buggy (1998)

Baby learns about colors. This is the U.S. edition of Blue Pram.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Janet Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Blue Pram (1998)

Baby learns about colors. There is a U.S. edition called “Blue Buggy.”

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Burglar Bill (1977)

Burglar Bill burgles a baby by accident. Then Burglar Betty burgles him!

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Bye Bye Baby (1989)

The baby did not have a mommy so he set out one day to find one. And then he needed a daddy so they both set out to find one.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Cinderella Show (1986)

Town End Primary School puts on a school play.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Clothes Horse and Other Stories (1987)

What if there really were a horse made out of clothes? or a Night Train that brought the night?

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Clowning About (1984)

A fold-out ‘Daisychain’ of clowns with humorous verses.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Janet Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Andre Amstutz

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The Collected Poems (2008)

Poems that really are poetry.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Charlotte Voake

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Cops and Robbers (1978)

It is Christmas Eve and the robbers of London set out to steal as many toys as they can, but Officer Pugh is on the job.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Doll and Teddy (1998)

Pictures illustrate a baby’s world.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Each Peach Pear Plum (1978)

A game of I Spy with favorite nursery characters.

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1978

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Fred’s Dream (1976)

Fred dreams of many things instead of paying attention in class.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Funnybones (1980)

The Skeleton family goes out for a walk, but there is no one to scare.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Good Old Dolls (1984)

A set of fold-out character cards featuring dolls.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Janet Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Andre Amstutz

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The Good Old Dolls (1984)

A set of fold-out character cards featuring dolls.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Great Marathon Football Match (1976)

The Brick Street boys play a football match that goes on and on and on.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Ha Ha Bonk Book (1982)

A large collection of jokes and riddles.

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Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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