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Each Peach Pear Plum

Written by Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

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LoveReading View on Each Peach Pear Plum

A delightful board book with simple rhyming text and engaging interactive pictures. Children will be able to find characters that are mentioned in the text, such as Mother Hubbard and Cinderella. Wonderful detail in the illustrations provides endless entertainment in that with each view you find yet more in them – so clever and yet so simply done.  Janet was an artist extraordinaire whose life was sadly cut short by illness some years ago. ~ Julia Eccleshare

Kate Greenaway Medal winner in 1978.


Each Peach Pear Plum Synopsis

Each Peach Pear Plum is a timeless picture book classic from the bestselling illustrator/author team Janet and Allan Ahlberg, creators of Peepo!. Each beautifully illustrated page encourages young children to interact with the picture to find the next fairy tale and nursery rhyme character. In this book With your little eye, Take a look, And play 'I spy'

Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children's picture books. The Baby's Catalogue was inspired by their daughter, Jessica. The Ahlbergs' books are nursery bookshelf standards and have been the recipient of worldwide acclaim and awards.

Each Peach Pear Plum Press Reviews

Praise for Each Peach Pear Plum:

'Deceptively simple. Each Peach Pear Plum is a work of genius' Elaine Moss

'This familiar rhyme has been given the brilliant Ahlbreg treatment to which no young child can fail to respond. It's a book which will be read over and over again . . . just perfect!' Child Education

'A charming, pictorial fantasia...a warm, sunny, delectable picture book' Brian Alderson, The Times


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ISBN: 9780241328583
Publication date: 30/04/2018
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780141379524
Publication date: 06/04/2017
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Board book

ISBN: 9780140509199
Publication date: 13/03/1989
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241328583
Publication date: 30th April 2018
Author: Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg
Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler
Genres: Bedtime Reading
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Bookshelf Essentials

About Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg was born in Croydon in 1938, but grew up in Oldbury, near Birmingham. From the age of twelve, his dream was to be a writer. Before he fulfilled his ambition, he tried his hand at a variety of other jobs including postman, grave digger, plumber's mate and teacher. Janet Hall was born in 1944 and spent her childhood years in Leicester. She went to Sunderland to train to be a teacher. Allan Ahlberg had enrolled on the same course. They married in 1969. Janet decided against teaching as a career and turned instead to graphic design. While Allan worked full time ...

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