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Heard it in the Playground

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Unfortunately rather than being hardcover as described at time of sale, it was a paperback but it is in good condition .

No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item.It was because Janet wanted to illustrate a book that Allan wrote his first book, the Brick Street boys. Read more about the condition Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. Many of his books were collaborations with his wife, Janet, an illustrator, and they quickly became one of Britain’s leading author/illustrator teams. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.

We agree that ‘The Trial of Derek Drew’ will go down particularly well – I am looking forward to reading the children’s own poems for their trial transcripts! Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor s Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and if you re a stressed teacher sing the Mrs Butler Blues. We’re obliged by EU General Data Protection Regulation to let you know about this right; we don’t actually intend to misuse your data. Classic characters like Burglar Bill and The Jolly Postman have become firm favourites with a generation of children who are now reading them to their own offspring. Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor's Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and, if you're a stressed teacher sing the Mrs Butler Blues.Signal Poetry Award 1990 Age 8+ 80 pages An illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

Allan Ahlberg’s collection of poems and songs paint a funny and accurate portrait of primary school life, with highly appealing and atmospheric illustrations by Fritz Wegner. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.We always describe the faults of our books meticulously but they usually present better than they sound. Janet Ahlberg won two Kate Greenaway Medals for illustrating their books and the 1978 winner Each Peach Pear Plum was named one of the top ten winning works for the 50th anniversary of the Medal (1955–2005). I remember my mum (a primary school teacher) carrying a very battered copy of this in her bag to and from school. Join our community to get personalised book suggestions, extracts straight to your inbox, 10% off RRPs, and to change children’s lives.

I raised the question with Better World Books and although they could not supply a hardcover version they were extremely generous in making up for the descepency.Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor's Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and - if you're a stressed teacher - sing the Mrs Butler Blues. Janet sadly died in 1994, but Allan has gone on to work with other illustrators and is still producing lots of new books. My nearly 6 year old daughter really enjoys both reading and listening to poetry, and was really caught up in this book! By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.

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