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Ahlberg, Allan

Works: 613 works in 2,625 publications in 10 languages and 80,987 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Toy and movable books  Nursery rhymes  History  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.A2688, E
Publication Timeline
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 )
126 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,619 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 )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,840 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 children who smelled a rat by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,477 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 )
75 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,753 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 Allan Ahlberg( Book )
49 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,706 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
Everybody was a baby once : and other poems by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,551 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
Peek-a-boo! by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,390 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 cat who got carried away by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,387 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
Previously by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,318 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 )
38 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,308 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 snail house by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,264 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
It was a dark and stormy night by Janet Ahlberg( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,141 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 1,090 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 )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
After her parents treat Tilly to a treasure hunt, they all play hide-and-seek
The baby in the hat by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,015 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
Bravest ever bear by Allan Ahlberg( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 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 napping house-- : and more stories that rhyme ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 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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Alternative Names
Ahlberg, A. 1938-
Ahlberg, A. (Allan), 1938-
Ahlberg, Allan 1938-
Allan Ahlberg auteur de livres pour enfants
Allan Ahlberg British children's writer
Allan Ahlberg Brits illustrator
Allan Ahlberg brittisk barnboksförfattare
Allan Ahlberg escriptor de literatura infantil britànic
Allan Ahlberg escritor de literatura infantil británico
Allan Ahlberg scriitor de literatură pentru copii britanic
Allan Ahlberg Suurbritannia lastekirjanik
알버그, 알랭 1938-
알버그, 알렌 1938-
앨버그, 앨런 1938-
アールバーグ, アラン
English (375)
French (33)
Spanish (10)
Dutch (6)
Chinese (5)
German (4)
Japanese (3)
Arabic (2)
Hebrew (2)
Korean (1)
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