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Alison Hubble

Written by Allan Ahlberg

Illustrated by Bruce Ingman

Alison Hubble Synopsis

This is the story of Alison Hubble Who went to bed single . . . And woke up double! A tale of MATHEMATICAL MAYHEM from magnificent illustrator Bruce Ingman and master storyteller Allan Ahlberg! Alison Hubble is shocked when she wakes up to find a twin in the bed next to her. And she keeps doubling . . . and doubling . . . and doubling! A fantastically funny and completely clever new picture book from the critically-acclaimed pair behind The Pencil and The Runaway Dinner.

Alison Hubble Press Reviews

A story in verse in picture book format with lots of colourful, quirky illustrations and speech bubbles. It's a madcap, hilarious adventure about Alison who doubled overnight and became a twin. Later that day: 'She doubled again/In seconds flat/Like magical rabbits/From a conjuror's hat.' And so it continues until she fills the whole of Stoke on Trent! Plymouth five-year-olds, Eve, Niamh and William, loved it. 'Wow! There's so many of her she could fill all the seats in a train.' They had lots of questions and were curious to know how and why... -- The Guardian

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141359243
Publication date: 5th May 2016
Author: Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator: Bruce Ingman
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 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 POSTMAN - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex. Bruce Ingman is an internationally acclaimed,award-winning author and illustrator. He studied at the Royal College of Art.His first book, When Martha's Away, won the prestigious Mother Goose Award forthe Best British Newcomer to ...

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