Funnybones: The Pet Shop by Allan Ahlberg
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Funnybones: The Pet Shop
By Allan Ahlberg

Funnybones: The Pet Shop

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Funnybones: The Pet Shop by Allan Ahlberg

Book Description

"The Pet Shop" is one of the titles in Allan Ahlberg's iconic children's picture book series about skeletons, "Funnybones". Despite being set in a dark dark house, this brightly coloured book is perfect for early readers! A dog skeleton is a boring pet so the two skeletons take him off to the - Miaow! - Squeak! - Grunt!- pet shop to swap him for something better. "There can be few families in the British Isles who do not possess at least one well-thumbed Ahlberg". ("Independent on Sunday"). Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children's picture books, including "Peepo!", "Each Peach Pear Plum" and the Kate Greenaway Medal winning "The Jolly Postman". Other titles in the "Funnybones" series include "Funnybones", "Mystery Tour", "The Ghost Train", "The Black Cat", "Bumps in the Night", "Dinosaur Dreams", "Skeleton Crew", "Give the Dog a Bone" and "A Brilliant Bone Rattling Collection", all of which are available from Puffin.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140566826
ISBN-10: 0140566821
Format: Paperback
(261mm x 214mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Mrs Lather's Laundry by Allan Ahlberg Mrs Lather's Laundry, Paperback (June 2016)

Mrs Lather is getting quite worked up in her laundry. She hates washing socks, she hates washing vests, she really doesn't much like washing trousers or dresses either. But her job gets rather more difficult when her customers start bringing in more unusual washing loads...

Alison Hubble by Allan Ahlberg Alison Hubble, Paperback (May 2016)

Alison Hubble is shocked when she wakes up to find a twin in the bed next to her. And she keeps doubling... and doubling... and doubling!

Funnybones by Allan Ahlberg Funnybones, Hardback (September 2015)

This is the first book in the FUNNYBONES series and introduces the skeletons - a big skeleton, a little skeleton and a dog skeleton. The skeletons venture out of their cellar one night to find someone to scare, but everyone is in bed so they amuse themselves by scaring each other and playing with the skeleton animals that live in the zoo.

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Author Biography - Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg produced classic picture books with his late wife, Janet - THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN and EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM won Greenaway Medals. He has also written award-winning poetry, and fiction for older readers. Allan lives in London. Andre Amstutz studied at Brighton School of Art and has worked with Allan on many successful books. He lives in Suffolk.

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