Please Mrs Butler By Allan Ahlberg


Please Mrs Butler By (author) Allan Ahlberg ISBN:9780140314946 The bestselling and much-loved children’s poetry classic.

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This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, has a cover refresh for a whole new generation of school children to take to its heart. It is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone – from never-ending projects, reading tests, quarrels, making-up, excuses and ‘Please, Sir, it isn’t fair’, Please Mrs Butler accurately portrays everyday primary school life.

Fritz Wegner’s line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses.

Please Mrs Butler By (author) Allan Ahlberg ISBN:9780140314946

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Weight 93 g
Dimensions 7 × 129 × 198 mm
About the 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 Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman – both winners of the Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction for older readers. The Telegraph described him as 'By far our best writer for the young.'



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