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Andre Amstutz

  • 4 stars across 29 books
    Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY POSTMAN - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex. Andre Amstutz studied art and design at Brighton School of Art and worked in animation as well as advertising. He illustrated several children's books including the Fast Fox, Slow Dog series, some of the Happy Families titles and Monkey Do (Walker). Andre Amstutz studied art and design at Brighton School of Art and worked in animation as well as advertising. He illustrated several children's books including the Fast Fox, Slow Dog series, some of the Happy Families titles and Monkey Do (Walker).
    31st January 2005

    Funnybones: Dinosaur Dreams

    A big skeleton, a little skeleton and a dog skeleton are dreaming about dinosaurs... But what started as a lov... More

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    4th June 2015

    Mr Creep the Crook

    Mr Creep the Crook is a bad man, and all his family are bad too - even Growler, his dog. But when he escapes from jail... More

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    2nd September 2004

    Funnybones: The Pet Shop

    The Pet Shop is one of the titles in Allan Ahlberg's iconic children's picture book series about skeletons, Funnybones. ... More

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    7th August 2014

    Master Track's Train

    Here is an announcement! The train approaching platform two is full of stolen goods . . . Mr Track is the train driv... More

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    2nd September 2004

    The Black Cat

    The Black Cat is one of the titles in Allan Ahlberg's iconic children's picture book series about skeletons, Funnybones.... More

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    31st January 2005

    Funnybones: Bumps in the Night

    Bumps in the Night is one of the titles in Allan Ahlberg's iconic children's picture book series about skeletons, ... More

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    7th October 2010

    Funnybones: A Bone Rattling Collection

    A collection of the perennially popular Funny Bones books by Allan Ahlberg Celebrate thirty years of Funnybones w... More

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    25th March 1999

    Chicken, Chips and Peas

    Chicken, Chips and Peas is an enchanting picture book by the iconic British husband and wife picture book team Jan... More

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    7th September 2017

    Funnybones: The Black Cat

    In a dark dark street There is a dark dark house . . . In this FUNNYBONES story, the skeletons go ... More

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    4th August 2003

    Miaow! A Lift the Cat-Flap Book

    Each time Clara hears a noise at the back door she thinks it's her cat, but discovers all sorts of visitors instead! A ... More

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