Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg Books | LoveReadingThe story of a baby who is sad and sets off one day in search of a mummy. He meets a cat, a teddy, a clockwork hen and an uncle who all refuse to be his mummy but offer to help him in his search. They find a lady who has no baby and she agrees to bet Bumps in the Night is one of the titles in Allan Ahlberg's iconic children's picture book series about skeletons, Funnybones. Despite being set in a dark dark house, this brightly coloured book is perfect for early readers!
Janet and Allan Ahlberg have written more than books which have been read and loved by children all over the world. Are you curious as to where to start? Open each page and follow a little baby through their day while seeing through their eyes in this ingenious page turner. A series of peep holes lead readers from page to page and through to the next stage in the day, giving a delightful hint - and peep - of what is to come next. A poem on each page gives a clue as to what is hiding in the picture opposite, encouraging little ones to interact with the images; follow the fun rhymes together and try and find some of the many well-known nursery characters hidden throughout the book. Set sail with them in this beautiful picture book, with classic illustrations by Emma Chichester-Clarke.
Janet Ahlberg won two Kate Greenaway Medals for illustrating their books   and the winner Each Peach Pear Plum was named one of the top ten winning works for the 50th anniversary of the Medal — Allan Ahlberg was born 5 June in Croydon. He grew up with "no books and not much conversation". Janet Hall was born 21 October in Yorkshire  and brought up in Leicester. Also provides a place to paste photographs. Their joint work began when she asked him, a primary school teacher, to write a story. Probably their greatest success was The Jolly Postman , published by Heinemann in ; Allan Ahlberg told The Guardian in that it had sold over six million copies.