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Bye Bye Baby: A Sad Story with a Happy Ending

Allan Ahlberg Janet Ahlberg



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21 May 2019
Children's & Educational; Picture books; Baby books; Family & home stories (Children's&YA)
The story of a baby who is sad and sets off one day in search of a mummy. He meets a cat, a teddy, a clockwork hen and an uncle who all refuse to be his mummy but offer to help him in his search. They find a lady who has no baby and she agrees to be the baby's mummy. They all have tea together and uncle reads a story about a baby who had no daddy and this leads to another search until finally a daddy is found too!
By:   Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated by:   Janet Ahlberg
Imprint:   Puffin
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 230mm,  Width: 210mm,  Spine: 4mm
Weight:   126g
ISBN:   9780241389478
ISBN 10:   024138947X
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   21 May 2019
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 5 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Allan Ahlberg (Author) 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 (Author) 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.

Reviews for Bye Bye Baby: A Sad Story with a Happy Ending

Janet and Allan Ahlberg are to children's books what Ginger and Fred were to dancing: Bye Bye, Baby is surely destined [...] to become a classic. * The Guardian * Bye Bye Baby is wonderful - I haven't enjoyed a picture book so much for years. * The Independent *

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