Baby on Board by Allan Ahlberg
  

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Once, many years ago, there was a baby, in his pram, with his sisters and their sandwiches and lemonade and toys . . .

Synopsis

Baby on Board by Allan Ahlberg

A lyrical and epic story about a baby and a trio of toys, and their adventure on the high seas. Beautifully told by master storyteller Allan Ahlberg and stunningly illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark in their first standalone picture-book collaboration.

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When a baby is swept out to the high seas, brave toys band together to bring him home again. A lyrical text recalls iconic Ahlberg works like Peepo, here with added drama and adventure. Chichester Clark's nostalgic pictures perfectly complement the text to create a classic feel. * The Bookseller *

About the Author

Allan Ahlberg

As a child

Allan always dreamed of being a writer, but tried his hand at many other jobs before he achieved his ambition. He was a postman, grave-digger, plumber's mate and teacher - it was teaching that gave him such sharp insights into the minds of children, and enabled him to write his perfectly observed poetry about primary school life

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. 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.

You can see Allan reading from Peepo! in this video:

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Allan Ahlberg
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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

7th June 2018

ISBN

9780141366791

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