WorldCat Identities

Ahlberg, Allan

Overview
Works: 529 works in 2,206 publications in 15 languages and 86,816 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Poetry  Humorous stories  Picture books  Domestic fiction  Board books  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.A2688, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Allan Ahlberg
Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story by Janet Ahlberg ( Book )
107 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhymed text and illustrations invite the reader to play "I Spy" with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore characters
The pencil by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely pencil timidly draws a boy, a dog, and other items but soon faces a problem as his creations begin demanding changes, and when he draws an eraser to make them happy, the real trouble begins
The jolly postman, or, Other people's letters by Janet Ahlberg ( Book )
103 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve of the pages have been made into envelopes and contain letters and other written material which help tell the story of the postman's delivery route one particular day
The runaway dinner by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 3,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Banjo is a very hungry little boy who every evening has a sausage for his dinner. On his own little plate, with his own little knife and fork, at his own little table and chair. But one day his sausage, called Melvin, jumps off the plate and races down the road, and everything else follows - peas, French fries, carrots, fork and knife, table and chair - with Banjo bringing up the rear!
The children who smelled a rat by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All the Gaskitts have a bad day when the baby rolls away in a shopping cart, the twins' teacher acts peculiar, and a lost bird tries to hypnotize the cat
Funnybones by Janet Ahlberg ( Book )
74 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three skeletons--a grownup, a child, and a dog--take a walk at night through a dark town
The baby's catalogue by Janet Ahlberg ( Book )
31 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Babies, their families, and familiar objects and activities are depicted in whimsical drawings which present the daily routines of the lives of babies and their parents. Includes some vocabulary words
--Starting school by Janet Ahlberg ( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the serious and fun activities of students just starting school
Peek-a-boo! by Janet Ahlberg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brief rhyming clues invite the reader to look through holes in the pages for a baby's view of the world from breakfast to bedtime
The snail house by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grandma tells Michael, Hannah, and their baby brother the story of three children who shrink to such a small size that they decide to live in a snail's shell
The adventures of Bert by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A clumsy Englishman tries to dress himself and ends up in Scotland, is chased by a giant sausage, and saves a dog from drowning even though he cannot swim
Previously by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of various nursery rhyme and fairy tale characters are retold in backward sequence with each tale interrelated to the other. Includes Goldilocks, Jack and the beanstalk, Jack and Jill, the frog prince, Cinderella, and the gingerbread man
The cat who got carried away by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Welsh and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is an exciting couple of days for the Gaskitt family and their community--with missing pets, an unusual substitute teacher, and a special addition to their household
Everybody was a baby once : and other poems by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nineteen impishly illustrated poems present a unique cast of babies and witches, sausages and robbers, and a few favorite nursery-rhyme characters sure to entice everybody who ever was a baby
It was a dark and stormy night by Janet Ahlberg ( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being kidnapped by outlaws, Antonio, an eight-year old boy is asked to tell them a story which he makes up as he goes along
A bit more Bert by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bert receives a disastrous haircut, loses his dog, and discovers that there are many other Berts in the world
The woman who won things by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Mr. Gaskitt takes a series of jobs and Mrs. Gaskitt keeps winning prizes, their nine-year-old twins, Gus and Gloria, follow a substitute teacher who seems too good to be true
Bravest ever bear by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fairy tale characters tell their stories from their own perspective, with new endings, and find themselves encountering each other as their stories overlap
Treasure hunt by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her parents treat Tilly to a treasure hunt, they all play hide-and-seek
The man who wore all his clothes by Allan Ahlberg ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Gaskitt the taxi driver, Mr. Gaskitt the heavily dressed man, and their twins, Gus and Gloria, foil a bank robbery
 
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Alternative Names
アールバーグ, アラン
Languages
English (378)
French (44)
Spanish (22)
Japanese (12)
Dutch (9)
Danish (6)
Chinese (6)
Catalan (4)
German (3)
Korean (3)
Welsh (3)
Portuguese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Finnish (1)
Persian (1)
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