5 stars across 20 books
Janet Ahlberg Biography
Janet Hall was born 21st October 1944 in Yorkshire and brought up in Leicester. Janet met her husband, Allan, while enrolled in a teacher training course at Sunderland Technical College and they married in 1969.
They worked together for 20 years until Janet died in 1994. Allan wrote the books while Janet illustrated them.
The Ahlbergs produced many popular books for a range of ages. Some were aimed at babies and toddlers like Peepo!
And The Baby’s Catalogue
. For older children, they wrote many books including Burglar Bill
, Cops and Robbers
and the Funnybones
series. Janet Ahlberg Facts
Janet and her husband had a daughter, Jessica, who inspired The Baby’s Catalogue
Janet won two Kate Greenaway Medals for illustration including the 1978 winner Each Peach Pear Plum
was named one of the top ten winning works for the 50th anniversary of the Medal (1955–2005). Our favourite Janet Ahlberg book characters
Big skeleton, little skeleton and dog skeleton - from the Funny Bones
series Our favourite Janet Ahlberg Book Quotes
Here’s a little baby, One, two, three, Sits in his high chair What does he see? (Peepo!