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Collected poems / Allan Ahlberg ; illustrated by Charlotte Voake.

By: Ahlberg, Allan.
Contributor(s): Voake, Charlotte.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Puffin, 2008Description: 262 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780141382593 (hbk.); 0141382597 (hbk.).Subject(s): Children's poetry, English -- Juvenile literature | Poetry -- Juvenile literature | Humourous poetry -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Poetry. | Humorous poetry. | Children's poetry, English. | Poetry -- Juvenile literature. | Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: 821.914 Summary: Collection of poems, some humorous, from Allan Ahlberg. Suggested level: primary.
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Allan Ahlberg's prize-winning poetry, written over a period of twenty­five years, has delighted generations of children and adults alike.

`Clever, funny and nostalgic' - Sunday Times

`Hilarious and poignant verses' - Guardian

`Every desk should hide a copy; every staff room own one' - Observer

Heard it in the Playground - winner of the signal Poetry Award - was voted the second most important twentieth-century children's poetry book, in a Books for Keeps poll. Please Mrs Butler, in the same poll, was voted the first.

Now from his five books of verse - Please Mrs Butler, Heard it in the Playground, The Mighty Slide, Friendly Matches and The Mysteries of Zigomar - Allan Ahlberg has selected his own favourites.

Includes index of first lines.

Collection of poems, some humorous, from Allan Ahlberg. Suggested level: primary.

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