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Janet Ahlberg (1944–1994)

Autor(a) de Each Peach Pear Plum

48+ Works 11,413 Membros 191 Reviews 2 Favorited

About the Author

Janet Ahlberg was born in Huddersfield, England in 1944 and brought up in Leicester. Originally trained as a teacher in Sunderland from 1963 to 1966, Ahlberg was encouraged to paint and draw. She decided that keeping charge of a class was very hard work so she decided to develop her artistic mostrar mais ability and went to study graphic design at Leicester Polytechnic for three years. She met and married Allan Ahlberg and began to illustrate books for children, first with Night published in 1972, and then with The Brick Street Boys series, written by her husband. Since then, she and Allan Ahlberg have worked together successfully. Another series, also written by Allan Ahlberg, is Happy Families, published by Puffin Books. In 1978, Ahlberg was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal for Each Peach, Pear, Plum. Ahlberg is a two time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal having won again in 1991for The Jolly Christmas Postman. She was awarded the Kurt Maschler Awards in 1986 for The Jolly Postman: or Other People's Letters, whoch sold over a million copies worlwide. Sadly Janet Ahlberg died in 1994 at the age of 50 after suffering from cancer (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Image credit: With husband Allan and daughter Jessica (1989)

Séries

Obras de Janet Ahlberg

Each Peach Pear Plum (1978) 3,579 cópias
The Jolly Christmas Postman (1991) 1,076 cópias
Peepo! (1981) 960 cópias
Funnybones (1980) 589 cópias
The Jolly Pocket Postman (1995) 436 cópias
The Baby's Catalogue (1982) 308 cópias
Burglar Bill (1977) 295 cópias
Starting School (1988) 258 cópias
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (1993) 256 cópias
The Ha Ha Bonk Book (1982) 179 cópias
Cops and Robbers (1973) 166 cópias
The Bear Nobody Wanted (1992) 145 cópias
Jeremiah in the Dark Woods (1977) 142 cópias
Bye Bye Baby (1989) 117 cópias
The Worm Book (1979) 93 cópias
The Old Joke Book (1976) 26 cópias
Son of a Gun (1979) 25 cópias
The Cinderella Show (1986) 10 cópias
Night (1972) 9 cópias
Playmates (Slot Book) (1984) 9 cópias
Yum Yum (1984) 6 cópias
The one and only two heads (1979) 4 cópias
Each Peach Pear Plum (Video) — Autor — 2 cópias
Making Music (Starters) (1973) 2 cópias
Two Wheels Two Heads (1979) 1 exemplar(es)
The Jolly Post Office [CD-ROM] (1997) 1 exemplar(es)
Which Witch? (1983) 1 exemplar(es)
Que Ossos Curiosos! 1 exemplar(es)
La Famille Petitplats (2003) 1 exemplar(es)
BANGDITI! 1 exemplar(es)
De puike pakket post (1992) 1 exemplar(es)
The Baby's Catalogue Frieze (1993) 1 exemplar(es)
Prune Peche Poire Prune (1989) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Mrs. Wobble the Waitress (1980) — Ilustrador — 138 cópias
Mr. Biff the Boxer (1980) — Ilustrador — 109 cópias
The Night Train (Penguin Children's 60s) (1996) — Cover illustration, algumas edições35 cópias
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 10, June 1978 — Contribuinte — 2 cópias

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Hall, Janet (birth name)
Data de nascimento
1944-10-21
Data de falecimento
1994-11-15
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
UK
País (para mapa)
England, UK
Local de nascimento
Yorkshire, England, UK
Local de falecimento
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Causa da morte
cancer (breast)
Locais de residência
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Educação
Sunderland Technical College
Ocupação
Book Illustrator
Relacionamentos
Ahlberg, Allan (husband)
Ahlberg, Jessica (daughter)
Premiações
Kate Greenaway Medal (1978)
Pequena biografia
Janet Ahlberg (1944-1994) was a British children's book illustrator, and the co-creator, together with her husband Allan Ahlberg, of the best-selling Jolly Postman series. Born as Janet Hall in Yorkshire in 1944, she studied at Sunderland Technical College, where she met Ahlberg. The two married in 1969, and began to work together, publishing their first co-venture - The Old Joke Book - in 1976. She won the 1978 Kate Greenaway Medal from the British Library Association - an award recognizing the year's best children's book illustration by a British subject - for Each Peach Pear Plum.

Janet Ahlberg died of breast cancer in 1994, at the age of fifty, having produced many beloved and bestselling books. Her daughter with Allan Ahlberg - Jessica Ahlberg - is also a children's book creator.

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Humorous children's book about traps for worms em Name that Book (Setembro 2015)

Resenhas

Assim como todo mundo, os contos de fadas gostam de mandar e receber cartas. João, por exemplo, mal tem tempo de agradecer o gigante pelas ótimas férias que sua galinha de ovos de ouro lhe proporcionou. Cachinhos Dourados aproveita para se desculpar com a família Urso por ter causado confusão na casa. E o que seria da bruxa sem o catálogo de ofertas do Empório da Bruxaria, que esse mês oferece uma promoção especial de mistura para torta Menino Fofo? Por isso, quando o carteiro chega é sempre uma festa, e todo mundo o convida para entrar. Mas às vezes - especialmente em caso de Lobo Mau - ele prefere recusar o chazinho e dar no pé o mais rápido possível. O livro, que é todo contado em rimas, vem cheio de cartas de verdade, postais, livrinhos e convites, com envelope e tudo.… (mais)
 
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Allan Ahlberg Author, Joint Author.
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Estatísticas

Obras
48
Also by
4
Membros
11,413
Popularidade
#2,061
Avaliação
4.2
Resenhas
191
ISBNs
332
Idiomas
15
Favorito
2

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