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Ahlberg, Allan

Overview
Works: 539 works in 2,098 publications in 15 languages and 76,004 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Poetry  Humorous fiction  History  Christmas stories  Toy and movable books  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.A2688, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Allan Ahlberg
Publications by Allan Ahlberg
Most widely held works by Allan Ahlberg
The pencil by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,859 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 3,399 libraries worldwide
A young boy named Banjo Cannon always eats a sausage for dinner, until the night that his sausage--and the rest of his meal--runs away
The jolly postman, or, Other people's letters by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
83 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 11 languages and held by 2,663 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
The children who smelled a rat by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,531 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 )
79 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,830 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 1,545 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
--Starting school by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,478 libraries worldwide
Introduces the serious and fun activities of students just starting school
The cat who got carried away by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,437 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
Peek-a-boo! by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 1,425 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 )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,365 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
Previously by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,353 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 jolly Christmas postman by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
A Jolly Postman delivers Christmas cards, booklets, and a jigsaw 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 1,294 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
A bit more Bert by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,178 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 1,095 libraries worldwide
After her parents treat Tilly to a treasure hunt, they all play hide-and-seek
Bravest ever bear by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,078 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 man who wore all his clothes by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Gaskitt the taxi driver, Mr. Gaskitt the heavily dressed man, and their twins, Gus and Gloria, foil a bank robbery
The baby in the hat by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Scottish Gaelic and held by 1,051 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 woman who won things by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 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
Mockingbird by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
A variation of an old lullaby in which adoring family and friends promise the baby an assortment of presents
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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
Languages
English (288)
French (36)
Spanish (16)
Dutch (9)
Japanese (6)
Danish (6)
Chinese (6)
German (4)
Catalan (4)
Korean (3)
Welsh (3)
Arabic (2)
Scottish Gaelic (1)
Portuguese (1)
Finnish (1)
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