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Mr. Biff the Boxer

Written by Allan Ahlberg

Illustrated by J. Ahlberg

Part of the Happy Families Series

Mr. Biff the Boxer Synopsis

Mr Biff is a boxer but he likes to eat cream cakes and sit by the fire in his slippers. Mr Bop is a boxer too, but he's the fittest, toughest man in town. So Mr Biff needs to train hard before their charity match - but will he strong enough to swap his cream cakes for carrots? Based on the classic 'Happy Families' card game, this highly entertaining series is ideal for reading and sharing at home or at school. It is guided by the Education Adviser, Brian Thompson, and written by the award-winning author, Allan Ahlberg. 'The best thing to happen to beginner readers since Dr Seuss' - Children's Rights Workshop.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140312362
Publication date: 6th March 1980
Author: Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator: J. Ahlberg
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 24 pages

About Allan Ahlberg

,Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award-winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN - both winners of the Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction for older readers.

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