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  • Published: 25 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9780723273462
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

Starting School



Starting school is easy-peasy with the help of Janet and Allan Ahlberg's picture book classic.

From first day nerves to finding your peg, this reassuring read is full of humour and fun for children and parents alike. A classic picture book which offers advice and enjoyment for the whole family before school starts.

  • Published: 25 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9780723273462
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

About the authors

Allan Ahlberg

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 Pear Plum and The Jolly Postman - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex.

Janet Ahlberg

Janet Ahlberg, along with Allan Ahlberg, created some of the world's most popular picture books, including Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman, both winners of Greenaway Medals, and The Baby's Catalogue, inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994.

Praise for Starting School

Starting School, one more Janet and Allan Ahlberg book that gets everything right

Guardian

The Ahlbergs belong, with A.A. Milne and Lewis Carroll, to the greatest tradition of children's books

Sunday Times

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