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The Jolly Postman

Written by Allan Ahlberg & illustrated by Janet Ahlberg and Allan Ahlberg
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This gorgeously illustrated, full-color classic celebrates a time before email by depicting amusing correspondence between fairy tale and Mother Goose characters. What could possibly be in a letter from Goldilocks to the Three Bears? Who would write to the Wicked Witch? Open this book, take out the letters, and discover what favorite characters would write to each other–and reimagine best-loved tales together.

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Who Wrote The Jolly Postman

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Allan Ahlberg

Janet & Allan Ahlberg created many acclaimed picture books from 1975 to shortly before Janet’s death in 1994. Allan taught before becoming a full-time writer and Janet studied graphic design before becoming an illustrator. EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN won Kate Greenaway Medals and PEEPO! won Parents Magazine’s Best Books For Babies Award.

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Who Illustrated The Jolly Postman

Janet Ahlberg

Husband and wife team <i>Allan and Janet Ahlberg</i> created many popular picture books for young readers, including the Jolly Postman series and <i>Each Peach Pear Plum</i>, which was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal for distinguished illustration in the UK.<br>

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