Written by Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg
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Goldilocks by Allan Ahlberg
Everyone knows what happened when Goldilocks met the three bears. But when she encounters a whopping thirty-three bears, a strange-talking Blim, or even three little pigs on her search for porridge, the stories end a bit differently.
A classic fairy tale is wittily retold in a variety of different ways with a new host of loveable characters by the celebrated Allan Ahlberg, with charming illustrations by his daughter, Jessica Ahlberg. Filled with pop-ups, aliens, flaps, talking furniture and tabs, the tale is retold again and again in a series of hilarious adventures, culminating in a book within the book which is a removable play of the story with its very own pop up. It's perfect for encouraging children to play and interact with the story and its variations themselves.
In his first novelty book since the much loved Jolly Postman books, Allan's gentle, funny text offers a new way of looking at traditional fairy tales. Exquisitely illustrated and beautifully presented, this book would make a perfect gift to truly treasure. Children will love the unexpected twists to the traditional story.
; this is an entertainment that will delight everyone who comes across it. -- Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4kids.co.uk offers much nimble fingered merriment The Times An absolute joy to share The Good Books Guide ...spry, witty, irreverent and joyous, an inventive series of variations on the Goldilocks story to be chuckled over by fortunate children and pawed repeatedly with sticky fingers. The Guardian Their version of the fairytale has a few quirky twists and a typical Ahlberg surprise in the middle The Daily Express 'Luminously illustrated
. Sunday Express Despite it's potential to be 'loved to destruction
About the Author
Interest Age: From 5
More books by Allan Ahlberg
Walker Books Ltd
4th October 2012
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