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Previously

By Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated by Bruce Ingman

An inventive, topsy-turvy, back-to-front story of fairytale characters and what they did ... previously.

Do you know what Jack was doing before he climbed the beanstalk? Or what Jack and Jill were arguing about before they went up the hill? And what happened before that? And even before that? Find out what all your favourite storybook characters were up to previously – because every story, every person and everything started somewhere!

  • From the acclaimed partnership behind "The Runaway Dinner".

About the author

Allan Ahlberg has written nearly 140 titles for children, including Everybody was a Baby Once, The Pencil, The Runaway Dinner and such classics as The Jolly Postman series and Peepo. His books have won numerous awards: the Kurt Maschler Award in 1986, the Blue Peter Award in 2001 and the Children's Book Award in 2002. Allan lives in Bath with his family.

About the illustrator

Bruce Ingman's first book, When Martha’s Away, was published in 1995 and was honoured with the National Art Library Award. It also won the 1996 Mother Goose Award for the most exciting British newcomer to children's books. Since then, he has made four more picture books, including Bad News, I’m in Charge and Boing!, written by Sean Taylor. He recently illustrated Ronny Rock Starring in a Thousand Tiny Explosions by Merryn Threadgould. He lives in West London. Find him online at www.bruceingman.com and on Twitter as @BruceIngman1.

Review

"Ahlberg’s singing sentences are accompanied by Bruce Ingram’s hilariously expressive illustrations" Spectrum

ISBN: 9781406313505
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2008
Dimensions: 270 x 240mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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