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Ahlberg, Allan

Overview
Works: 598 works in 2,149 publications in 9 languages and 85,726 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Humorous stories  Poetry  Picture books  Domestic fiction  Board books  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
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
Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
99 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4,539 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 )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,839 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 )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 3,400 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 children who smelled a rat by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,548 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 )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,999 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 )
46 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,733 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 )
40 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,729 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
The cat who got carried away by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 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 )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 1,533 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
--Starting school by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,502 libraries worldwide
Introduces the serious and fun activities of students just starting school
The adventures of Bert by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,407 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
The snail house by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,404 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 jolly Christmas postman by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
32 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,332 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
Previously by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,324 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
Everybody was a baby once : and other poems by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,313 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
A bit more Bert by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
Bert receives a disastrous haircut, loses his dog, and discovers that there are many other Berts in the world
It was a dark and stormy night by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,250 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
Bravest ever bear by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,148 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 1,142 libraries worldwide
After her parents treat Tilly to a treasure hunt, they all play hide-and-seek
The woman who won things by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,125 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ahlberg, Allen
アールバーグ, アラン
Languages
English (349)
French (37)
Spanish (5)
German (2)
Welsh (2)
Japanese (2)
Catalan (2)
Italian (2)
Dutch (1)
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