Man Who Wore All His Clothes by Allan Ahlberg

Man Who Wore All His Clothes

Allan Ahlberg
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  • ISBN
    9781406341553 / 140634155X
  • Title Man Who Wore All His Clothes
  • Author Allan Ahlberg
  • Category General Fiction (children's/ya)
  • Year 2012
  • Pages 80
  • Publisher
    Walker & Company
  • Imprint Walker Books Ltd
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 132mm x 198mm x 7mm

Annotation

One morning Mr Gaskitt puts on all his clothes, Mrs Gaskitt picks up a robber in her taxi, Gus & Gloria have trouble with a teacher, Horace the cat goes to a friend's house to watch TV and the car radio gets things wrong. This book interweaves all the different plots, and ends in a thrilling car chase.

Publisher Description

Winner of the Red House Children's Book Award, this book is the first in a series of brilliantly funny early readers by Allan Ahlberg. 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, Horace the cat goes to a friend's house to watch TV and the car radio gets things wrong. What follows is an action-packed, massively swift-paced and farcical romp as different plots interweave and end in a thrilling car chase with Mr Gaskitt saving the day! With full-colour illustrations by Katharine McEwen.

Review
A timely reissue in handsome paperback editions. Ahlberg's gift for conveying funny situations and fast-paced action adventure in an uncluttered storyline is perfectly matched by energetic illustrations that fill in the detail Guardian

Prizes
Winner of Children's Book Award: Picture Book Category 2002.

Author Biography

Allan Ahlberg is best known as the author of several award-winning books illustrated by his late wife, Janet, including “The Jolly Postman,” He lives in southern England.
Raymond Briggs is the creator of “The Snowman,” He lives in Sussex, England.

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