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Baby on Board

Written by Allan Ahlberg

Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, Emma Chichester Clark

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Baby on Board Synopsis

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.

Baby on Board Press Reviews

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


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ISBN: 9780141366791
Publication date: 07/06/2018
Publisher:
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141366791
Publication date: 7th June 2018
Author: Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator: Emma Chichester Clark, Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher:
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 40 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers

About Allan Ahlberg

As a childAllan was born in Croydon, but grew up in Oldbury in the Black Country. He says that if he hadn't grown up to be a writer, he would have loved to have been a soccer player. As an adultAllan 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 As an artistAllan ...

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