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Allan Ahlberg


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PUBLISHED: 30th August 1984
ISBN: 9780140314946
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With a fresh new look for a brand new generation of school children to take to its heart, every teacher, parent and child should have a copy. Nobody leave the room. Everyone listen to me. We had ten pairs of scissors At half-past two, And now there's only three. This title offers a collection of school poems.
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  • Paperback
    $18.90
PUBLISHED: 30th August 1984
ISBN: 9780140314946
ANNOTATION:
With a fresh new look for a brand new generation of school children to take to its heart, every teacher, parent and child should have a copy. Nobody leave the room. Everyone listen to me. We had ten pairs of scissors At half-past two, And now there's only three. This title offers a collection of school poems.

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With a fresh new look for a brand new generation of school children to take to its heart, every teacher, parent and child should have a copy. Nobody leave the room. Everyone listen to me. We had ten pairs of scissors At half-past two, And now there's only three. This title offers a collection of school poems.

Publisher Description

This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, has a cover refresh for a whole new generation of school children to take to its heart. It is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone - from never-ending projects, reading tests, quarrels, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair', Please Mrs Butler accurately portrays everyday primary school life.

Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses.

Author Biography

Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award-winning picture books as Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman - both winners of the Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction for older readers. The Telegraph described him as 'By far our best writer for the young.'

Review

The most important 20th-century children's poetry book Books for Keeps poll Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight Sunday Times Hilarious and poignant verses about primary school life. A real winner Guardian

Product Details

Pages
96
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
1984
Illustrator
F. Wegner
ISBN-10
0140314946
ISBN-13
9780140314946
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
1984-08-30
Subtitle
Verses
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
illustrations
Author
Allan Ahlberg
Media
Book
Audience Age
7
Language
English