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!
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Allan Ahlberg Biography
Allan Ahlberg was born on 5th June 1938 in Croydon. Allan and his wife, Janet Ahlberg, worked together for 20 years creating many children's books, including picture books, before Janet passed away in 1994. Allan wrote the stories while Janet illustrated them.
Allan has published over 100 children's books and has won awar
Allan Ahlberg is a best-selling children's book writer. He has published over 100 books for children, including such award winners as Each Peach Pear Plum, Burglar Bill, Peepo, and The Jolly Postman. He lives in Lewes, England. Bruce Ingman turned to book illustration after teaching art in several colleges. His first book, When Martha's Away, won the NationaMore about Bruce Ingman