WorldCat Identities

Ahlberg, Allan

Overview
Works: 545 works in 2,077 publications in 13 languages and 76,733 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Poetry  Humorous fiction  Picture books  History  Domestic fiction  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.A2688, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Allan Ahlberg
The pencil by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,876 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 runaway dinner by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 3,397 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,533 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
The jolly postman, or, Other people's letters by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

62 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jolly Postman delivers letters to several famous fairy-tale characters such as the Big Bad Wolf, Cinderella, and the Three Bears. Twelve of the pages have been made into six envelopes and contain eight letters and cards. Each letter may be removed from its envelope page and read separately
Funnybones by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

63 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three skeletons (a grownup, a child, and a dog) take a walk at night through a dark town. Suggested level: junior
Everybody was a baby once : and other poems by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,552 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
The cat who got carried away by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,437 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. Suggested level: primary
Peek-a-boo! by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 1,419 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
Previously by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,359 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. Suggested level: junior
The jolly Christmas postman by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jolly Postman delivers Christmas cards to several famous fairy-tale characters such as the Big Bad Wolf, Cinderella, and the Three Bears. Each card may be removed from its envelope page and read separately
The adventures of Bert by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,290 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
It was a dark and stormy night by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,192 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert receives a disastrous haircut, loses his dog, and discovers that there are many other Berts in the world
Treasure hunt by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,097 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 )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One morning, Mr. Gaskitt puts on all his clothes, Mrs. Gaskitt picks up a robber in her taxi, Gus and Gloria have trouble with a teacher and Horace the cat goes to a friend's house to watch TV"--Page 4 of cover
Bravest ever bear by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,070 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
The baby in the hat by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Scottish Gaelic and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catching a baby in his hat sets off a series of adventures for a young nineteenth-century English boy as he becomes a sea captain and finds a surprising mate
The baby's catalogue by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allerlei zaken uit de eet-, leef- en speelwereld van baby's en peuters zijn op een speelse manier op een rijtje gezet. Vrijwel vierkant, hardkartonnen prentenboek met zachtgekleurde, gedetailleerde tekeningen. Vanaf ca. 2 jaar
The napping house-- and more stories that rhyme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five beautifully adapted stories that encourage a love for reading for the pre- or early reader. In the beloved classic The Napping House, Granny and all the critters in her house pile on her bed for a nap ... until a little flea causes a big stir. Somebody's got an itch! Other stories include Each Peach Pear Plum; Drummer Hoff; Bear Snores On; Wild About Books
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The runaway dinner
Alternative Names
Ahlberg, A. (Allan), 1938-

Ahlberg, Allan, 1938-

Allan Ahlberg auteur de livres pour enfants

Allan Ahlberg British children's writer

Allan Ahlberg brittisk barnboksförfattare

알버그, 알랭 1938-

알버그, 알렌 1938-

앨버그, 앨런 1938-

アールバーグ, アラン

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The runaway dinnerThe children who smelled a ratThe jolly postman, or, Other people's lettersFunnybonesEverybody was a baby once : and other poemsThe cat who got carried awayPeek-a-boo!Previously