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The team behind THE RUNAWAY DINNER reverses direction in this clever pastiche of fairy tales in which everyone lives happily ever . . . before.

"Jack was running like mad in the dark woods with a hen under his arm.

Previously, he had stolen the hen and climbed down a beanstalk."

But do you know what was Jack doing before he climbed down the beanstalk?

Or what Jack and Jill were arguing about before they went up the hill? And what happened before that? Every story, every person, and every thing started somewhere, and now the inventive and whimsical Allan Ahlberg explores what all your favorite storybook characters were up to previously, aided by Bruce Ingmans energetic illustrations.

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The team behind "The Runaway Dinner" reverses direction in this clever pastiche of fairy tales in which everyone lives happily ever . . . before. Full color.

About the Author

Allan Ahlberg is the author of THE RUNAWAY DINNER, illustrated by Bruce Ingman; HALF A PIG, illustrated by his daughter, Jessica Ahlberg; the Gaskitts books, illustrated by Katharine McEwen; and many other titles, including the popular Jolly Postman series. He lives in Bath, England.

Bruce Ingman is an award-winning childrens book illustrator who illustrated THE RUNAWAY DINNER by Allan Ahlberg and BOING! by Sean Taylor. He lives in London.

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writermala, January 6, 2011 (view all comments by writermala)
This book is classified as Children's Humor and perhaps rightly so. However, this book is way more than merely that. While every child will love it, the parent or grandparent who is doing the reading will love it too.

More importantly, every Children's Book Writer or Illustrator will wish they'd thought of this wonderful idea!!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780763635428
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Illustrator:
Ingman, Bruce
Author:
Ahlberg, Allan
Author:
Ingman, Bruce
Subject:
Concepts - General
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Children s-Concepts
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.70x10.84x.38 in. .99 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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