Collected Poems

Collected Poems

by Allan Ahlberg, Charlotte Voake

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Overview

Allan Ahlberg's five poetry books, written over a period of twenty-five years – Please Mrs Butler, Heard it in the Playground, Friendly Matches, The Mighty Slide and The Mysteries of Zigomar – have delighted generations of children and received many accolades and prizes.

Allan has sifted through them and chosen a collection to delight and entrance a new generation of readers and their parents. Here are all the trials and tribulations of childhood, embracing school, quarrels, friendships, football and storytelling from a much-loved author and poet.

Charlotte Voake's black-and-white illustrations enchance the charm of this handsome and definitive collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780141918723
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication date: 06/05/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 7 - 11 Years

About the Author

Allan Ahlberg has been writing children's books for over thirty years and has published over a hundred books. His enormously successful titles include fiction, picture books and poetry. He is the author of the prize-winning Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Postman. Allan lives in Bath.
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.
Charlotte Voake was born in Wales and studied at the University of London. Her first illustrations were published while she was studying there in 1978. She won the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Smarties Book Award twice. She has been shortlisted for both the Kurt Maschler Emil Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal.

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