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The Baby's Catalogue

The Baby's Catalogue( )
Author: Ahlberg, Janet
Ahlberg, Allan
Series title:Picture Puffins Ser.
ISBN:978-0-14-050385-2
Publication Date:Nov 1984
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Puffin
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $14.95
Book Description:

In this delightful catalogue, perfectly adapted to the needs of the very young child, the reader follows five babies through their day, and comes across all of the instantly recognisable things from their own day, such as prams, pets, baths and bedtime. Full of the lovely attention to detail that we have come to expect from this world-renowned team.

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Life Stages / Infants & Toddlers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.209 x 22.987 x 0.381 cm
Book Weight:0.126 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ahlberg, Janet (Author)
Janet Ahlberg was born in Huddersfield, England in 1944 and brought up in Leicester. Originally trained as a teacher in Sunderland from 1963 to 1966, Ahlberg was encouraged to paint and draw. She decided that keeping charge of a class was very hard work so she decided to develop her artistic ability and went to study graphic design at Leicester Polytechnic for three years.

She met and married Allan Ahlberg and began to illustrate books for children, first with Night published in 1972, and then with The Brick Street Boys series, written by her husband. Since then, she and Allan Ahlberg have worked together successfully. Another series, also written by Allan Ahlberg, is Happy Families, published by Puffin Books. In 1978, Ahlberg was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal for Each Peach, Pear, Plum. Ahlberg is a two time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal having won again in 1991for The Jolly Christmas Postman. She was awarded the Kurt Maschler Awards in 1986 for The Jolly Postman: or Other People's Letters, whoch sold over a million copies worlwide.

Sadly Janet Ahlberg died in 1994 at the age of 50 after suffering from cancer

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