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Allan Ahlberg Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Allan Ahlberg
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“Once upon a bicycle, So they say, A Jolly Postman came one day From over the hills And far away...”
Allan Ahlberg
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The Jolly Postman
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“Once more on his bicycle The Postman rode To a beautiful palace, so we’ve been told, Where nightingales sang And a sign said ‘SOLD’, With a letter for...Cinderella. (There’s a surprise!)”
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“Off went the Postman, Toodle-oo! In his uniform of postal blue To a gingerbread cottage- And garage too! With a letter for the Wicked Witch.”
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“Later on, the Postman, Feeling hot, Came upon a ‘grandma’ in a shady spot; But ‘Grandma’- What big teeth you’ve got!”
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“Now the Jolly Postman, Nearly done (so is the story), Came to a house where a party had begun. On the step Was a Bear with a bun.”
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“So Goldilocks put the pound note In the pocket of her frock, And the Postman joined the party And they all played ‘Postman’s Knock’. “
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“Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake baker’s man, Bake me a cake as fast as you can, Carry it in on a beautiful plate And light up the candles- TODAY I AM EIGHT!”
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“So ‘Grandma’ read the letter And poured the tea, Which the not-so-Jolly Postman Drank...nervously.”
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“So Cinders read her little book, The Postman drank champagne Then wobbled off On his round again (and again and again – Oops!)”
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“Soon the Jolly Postman, We hear tell, Stopped at a door with a giant bell And a giant Bottle of milk as well”

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