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Bruce Ingman

Bruce Ingman

  • 5 stars across 17 books
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 National Art Library Award and the prestigious Mother Goose Award.
1st February 2013

Hooray for Bread

From the creators of "The Pencil" and "The Runaway Dinner" comes the story of a loaf of bread, told slice by yummy slice... MoreHooray for Bread

(5 reviews) Review
1st August 2009

The Pencil

The acclaimed duo of Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman team up to imagine the comical world that comes to life when a lonel... MoreThe Pencil

(4 reviews) Review
7th April 2016

The Hole Story

When Hamish and Hermione hole are chased out of the cheese where they live, they search the palace for a new place to ca... MoreThe Hole Story

(3 reviews) Review
1st September 2008


An inventive, topsy-turvy, back-to-front story of fairytale characters and what they did ... previously.Do you know what... MorePreviously

(2 reviews) Review
5th May 2016

Alison Hubble

This is the story of Alison Hubble Who went to bed single . . . And woke up double! A tale of MATHEMATICAL MAYHEM from ... MoreAlison Hubble

(2 reviews) Review
22nd February 2018

My Worst Book Ever!

Picture books are such good fun and so is making them – but who knew there were so many things that could go wrong? This... MoreMy Worst Book Ever!

(2 reviews) Review
4th June 2007

The Runaway Dinner

Talk about fast food! A hilarious, high-speed tale from the inimitable Allan Ahlberg – catch it if you can!The celebrate... MoreThe Runaway Dinner

(1 review) Review
1st March 2010

Everybody Was A Baby Once

One day a boy went walking, and walked into a store. He bought a pound of sausages, and put them on the floor. The boy b... MoreEverybody Was A Baby Once

(1 review) Review
8th July 2021

Attack of the Giant Baby!

'Attack of the Giant Baby is destined to be a colossal hit. This delightfully whimsical and imaginative tour d... MoreAttack of the Giant Baby!

(1 review) Review
6th October 2011

Ronny Rock Starring in Monster Cake Meltdown

Ronny loves nothing more than to watch his dad create extraordinary birthday cakes - fire-red racing cars, chocolate tra... MoreRonny Rock Starring in Monster Cake Meltdown

(0 reviews) Review
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