Heard it in the Playground

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Heard it in the Playground

Heard it in the Playground

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To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Janet sadly died in 1994, but Allan has gone on to work with other illustrators and is still producing lots of new books. Many of his books were collaborations with his wife, Janet, an illustrator, and they quickly became one of Britain’s leading author/illustrator teams. Janet Ahlberg (21 October 1944 – 13 November 1994), née Janet Hall, and Allan Ahlberg (born 5 June 1938) were a British married couple who created many children's books, including picture books that regularly appear at the top of "most popular" lists for public libraries. Revisiting this classic collection of short poems, long poems and songs as a trainee teacher reveals just how perfectly Ahlberg captures the unique environment of the primary school.

Shed a tear for The Boy Without A Name, discover the secrets to teachers (they NEVER leave the school! No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. We always describe the faults of our books meticulously but they usually present better than they sound. This illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life won the Signal Poetry Award in 1990.This book is an essential item for any KS2 shelf, to have to hand for last minute assemblies, or for sharing some laughter during those ‘in-between’ moments of the school day.

I remember my mum (a primary school teacher) carrying a very battered copy of this in her bag to and from school. Whether it is poems about something living in Harrison’s desk, the school boy’s love of kicking a ball, the dread of parents’ evening or the timeless questions “why must we go to school? By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. He has won numerous awards for his books including, the Kurt Maschler Award in 1986, The Children's Book Award in 1987, the Blue Peter Book Award 2001, and The Children's Book Award: Books for Young Children award 2002.ISBN: 9780140328240 Author: Ahlberg, Allan Publisher: Puffin Publication Date: 1st August 1991 Imprint: Puffin Cover: Paperback Dewey: 821. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. I raised the question with Better World Books and although they could not supply a hardcover version they were extremely generous in making up for the descepency. It was because Janet wanted to illustrate a book that Allan wrote his first book, the Brick Street boys.



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