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Allan Ahlberg - Please Mrs Butler: Verses (Puffin Books) - 9780140314946 - KSS0000417
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Please Mrs Butler: Verses (Puffin Books)

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Description for Please Mrs Butler: Verses (Puffin Books) Paperback. With a fresh new look for a brand new generation of school children to take to its heart, every teacher, parent and child should have a copy. Nobody leave the room. Everyone listen to me. We had ten pairs of scissors At half-past two, And now there's only three. This title offers a collection of school poems. Illustrator(s): Wegner, F. Num Pages: 96 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AH; YDP. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 134 x 201 x 6. Weight in Grams: 76. Fine copy
Happy 30th birthday, Please Mrs Butler! This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, re-jacketed for its 30th anniversary and for a whole new generation of school children to fall in love with, is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone. From never-ending projects, reading tests, quarreling, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair.' Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses. Please Mrs Butler was voted the most important twentieth-century children's poetry book in a Books for Keeps poll.

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About Allan Ahlberg
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 Christmas Postman - both winners of the Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and ... Read more

Reviews for Please Mrs Butler: Verses (Puffin Books)
The most important 20th-century children's poetry book
Books for Keeps poll
Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight
Sunday Times
Hilarious and poignant verses about primary school life. A real winner

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