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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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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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