WorldCat Identities

Ahlberg, Janet

Overview
Works: 230 works in 1,164 publications in 13 languages and 28,253 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Toy and movable books  Nursery rhymes  Picture books  Board books  Domestic fiction  Pictorial works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ8.3.A278, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Janet Ahlberg
 
Most widely held works by Janet Ahlberg
Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

110 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhymed text and illustrations invite the reader to play "I Spy" with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore characters
The jolly postman, or, Other people's letters by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

63 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jolly Postman delivers letters to several famous fairy-tale characters such as the Big Bad Wolf, Cinderella, and the Three Bears. Twelve of the pages have been made into six envelopes and contain eight letters and cards. Each letter may be removed from its envelope page and read separately
Funnybones by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

71 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three skeletons--a grownup, a child, and a dog--take a walk at night through a dark town
The baby's catalogue by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babies, their families, and familiar objects and activities are depicted in whimsical drawings which present the daily routines of the lives of babies and their parents. Includes some vocabulary words
--Starting school by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the serious and fun activities of students just starting school
Peek-a-boo! by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief rhyming clues invite the reader to look through holes in the pages for a baby's view of the world from breakfast to bedtime
The jolly Christmas postman by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jolly Postman delivers Christmas cards to several famous fairy-tale characters such as the Big Bad Wolf, Cinderella, and the Three Bears. Each card may be removed from its envelope page and read separately
It was a dark and stormy night by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being kidnapped by outlaws, Antonio, an eight-year old boy is asked to tell them a story which he makes up as he goes along
Bye-bye, baby : a sad story with a happy ending by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

43 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, k, p, e
Jeremiah in the dark woods by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy sets out to find the thief of his grandmother's strawberry tarts and meets a number of unusual characters on his search
Peepo! by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic picture book with rhyming text and cut-out peep-hole illustrations. 3-6 yrs
Burglar Bill by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burglar Bill's house is full of things he has stolen--even his toothbrush! Burglar Bill doesn't see anything wrong with stealing from others, and even reacts calmly when he accidentally steals a baby. However, when Burglar Bill interrupts a robbery at his own house, he is shocked to discover that the woman who is robbing him, Burglar Batty, is the mother of the baby he inadvertently kidnapped
Cops and robbers by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of thieves plot to steal the children's toys before they are received on Christmas
Mr. Biff the boxer by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy and Betty Biff toughen up their dad for his big charity fight against the very fit Mr. Bop. Suggested level: junior
The jolly pocket postman by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the jolly postman with his mailbag of delightful deliveries for Dorothy from Oz, Alice from Wonderland, and other favorite storybook characters
The clothes horse and other stories by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories in which the literal interpretation of everyday expressions brings such suprising results as a horse made out of clothes and a train that delivers the night
Mrs Wobble, the waitress by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mrs. Wobble is fired from her job for wobbling, the young Wobbles figure out a way to overcome her problem
The old joke book by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous riddles, cartoon strips, and poems featuring the Bogies, Little Mo and her Magic Pencil, Bully Bertha, and others
See the rabbit by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and French and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The things and people babies and toddlers see daily
L'ours que personne n'aimait by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.14 for The nappin ... to 0.87 for L'ours que ...)

Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story
Alternative Names
Hall, Janet 1944-1994

Janet Ahlberg British children's book illustrator

Janet Ahlberg Brits illustratrice (1944-1994)

Janet Ahlberg brittisk barnboksillustratör

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アールバーグ, ジャネット

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Languages
English (540)

French (76)

Spanish (27)

Dutch (16)

Japanese (13)

German (10)

Danish (6)

Finnish (2)

Arabic (2)

Hebrew (2)

Korean (2)

Portuguese (1)

Welsh (1)

Covers
The jolly postman, or, Other people's lettersFunnybonesThe baby's catalogue--Starting schoolPeek-a-boo!The jolly Christmas postmanIt was a dark and stormy nightBye-bye, baby : a sad story with a happy ending