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Everyone's favourite postman is now 20 years old and celebrates with a brand new cover look. The Jolly Postman books have won The Children's Book Award, The Emil/Kurt Maschler and The Kate Greenaway Medal.
It's Christmas Eve and the Jolly Postman is delivering greetings to various fairy-tale characters - there's a card for Baby Bear, a game appropriately called 'Beware' for Red Riding Hood from Mr Wolf, a get-well jigsaw for hospitalised Humpty Dumpty and three more surprise envelopes containing letters, cards.
|Publication date:||27th October 2011|
|Author:||Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg|
|Publisher:||Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
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 ...More About Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg