Everybody Was a Baby Once: And Other Poems (Hardcover)

And Other Poems

By Allan Ahlberg, Etc, Bruce Ingman (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763646820, 63pp.

Publication Date: March 9, 2010



The irresistible duo of Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman return with an original collection of wry and playful poems for young readers.
They re back The inspired creators of THE RUNAWAY DINNER and THE PENCIL serve up a shouting, screaming, smiling, whistling, playing, chasing, rhyming romp. Nineteen impishly illustrated poems present a unique cast of babies and witches, sausages and robbers, and a few favorite nursery-rhyme characters sure to entice everybody who ever was a baby.

About the Author

Allan Ahlberg is the acclaimed author of numerous picture books, including three prior titles illustrated by Bruce Ingman. His best-known series, THE JOLLY POSTMAN and its sequels, has sold over five million copies worldwide. He lives in Bath, England.

Bruce Ingman is the award-winning illustrator of PREVIOUSLY, THE RUNAWAY DINNER, and THE PENCIL by Allan Ahlberg and BOING! by Sean Taylor. He lives in London.