Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg is the author of over 150 books. He famously collaborated with his late wife Janet on picture books with rhyming texts such as Each Peach Pear Plum, Peepo! and The Jolly Postman.  He has created many more picture books with illustrators which include his daughter Jessica, Fritz Wegner and Bruce Ingman. Allan’s popular collections of poetry include Please Mrs Butler and Heard it in the Playground.

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Video Interviews

Is there a difference between writing poems and stories?

Allan Ahlberg - Is there a difference between writing poems and stories?

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Allan Ahlberg - My writing habits

My advice to young poets

Allan Ahlberg - My advice to young poets

Poetry or verse?

Allan Ahlberg - Poetry or verse?

Poems I remember from my childhood

Allan Ahlberg - Poems I remember from my childhood

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Allan Ahlberg - What's special about writing for children?