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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.
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
|Publication date:||7th June 2018|
|Illustrator:||Emma Chichester Clark, Emma Chichester Clark|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
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 ...More About Allan Ahlberg