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 Ahlberg Facts Allan previously worked as a primary school teacher for 10 years. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction. Ahlberg lives in Bath with his second wife, Vanessa and has a daughter and two step-daughters. Our favourite Allan Ahlberg Book Characters Big skeleton, little skeleton and dog skeleton - from the Funny Bones series The Jolly Postman – from The Jolly Postman
Our favourite Allan Ahlberg Book Quotes "In this book, With your little eye, Take a look, And play ‘I spy’" (Each Peach Pear Plum) “Once upon a Christmas Eve, Just after it had snowed, The Jolly Postman (him again!) Came down the jolly road; And in the bag upon his back An…interesting load.” (The Jolly Christmas Postman)