Heard it in the Playground

Heard it in the Playground

by Allan Ahlberg


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This illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life won the Signal Poetry Award in 1990.

Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor’s Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and – if you’re a stressed teacher – sing the Mrs Butler Blues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140328240
Publisher: Penguin Random House UK
Publication date: 08/01/1991
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

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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