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Each Peach Pear Plum : Board Book - Ahlberg Allan

Each Peach Pear Plum

Board Book

By: Ahlberg Allan, Janet Ahlberg (Illustrator)

Board Book

Published: 1st September 1999
For Ages: 1 - 3 years old
Ships: 7 to 10 business days
7 to 10 business days
RRP $16.95

'In this book with your little eye, take a look and play 'I spy' - so starts the classic story from best-selling author/illustrator team Janet and Allan Ahlberg. A poem on each spread gives the clue as to what is hiding in the picture opposite. Many well-known nursery characters are included so that young children can follow the rhymes and enjoy the story.

About The Author

Janet and Allan Ahlberg created some of the world's most popular picture books, including EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN, both winners of Greenaway Medals, and THE BABY'S CATALOGUE, inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994 and Allan, a former teacher, now lives in London.


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A lovely (but emotional) book

By SarahKate1992

from Melbourne, AU

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  • A Rhythmic Lulling Read
  • Sweet story
  • Well Written


  • Child-unsuitable Ending
  • The End Is Very Sad

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    Comments about Each Peach Pear Plum:

    The story, illustrations and writing style are all top notch. A very enjoyable and heartwarming read. However, although it is aimed at very young readers, the ending may be quite upsetting as the mother who cares for the child from baby to man dies at the end. Although hope shines though when we see the man has a baby daughter to return to and carry on his mother's sweet song of love to, it is still emotion heavy.

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    Play the game of hide-and-seek with Cinderella, the Three Bears, Jack and Jill, in this cunningly devised rhyming picture book. 'Tom Thumb in the cupboard/ I spy Mother Hubbard...' Can you see her in the picture? (0 - 3 yrs) (Kirkus UK)

    ISBN: 9780670882786
    ISBN-10: 067088278X
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 1 - 3 years old
    Format: Board Book
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 34
    Published: 1st September 1999
    Dimensions (cm): 15.0 x 19.7  x 1.4
    Weight (kg): 0.29
    Edition Number: 1