Book
English

Collected poems

Allan Ahlberg (author), Charlotte Voake (illustrator)
Target audience:
6-8 years and up
Genre:
Title
Collected poems
Author
Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator
Charlotte Voake
Language
English
Edition
1
Publisher
London: Puffin, 2008
263 p. : ill.
ISBN
9780141382593 (hardback)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Allan Ahlberg

Janet Ahlberg (21 October 1944 – 15 November 1994), née Janet Hall, and Allan Ahlberg (born 5 June 1938) were a British married couple who created many children's books, including picture books that regularly appear at the top of "most popular" lists for public libraries. They worked together for 20 years until Janet died of cancer in 1994. Allan wrote the books and Janet illustrated them. Allan Ahlberg has also written dozens of books with other illustrators.

Janet Ahlberg won two Kate Greenaway Medals for illustrating their books and the 1978 winner Each Peach Pear Plum was named one of the top ten winning works for the 50th anniversary of the Medal (1955–2005). In the US it was published by Viking Press in 1979 as Each Peach Pear Plum: an "I Spy" story; the national library catalogue summary explains, "Rhymed text and illustrations invite the reader to play 'I spy' with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore …Read more on Wikipedia