"IN THE DARK DARK STREET
THERE WAS A DARK DARK HOUSE.
IN THE DARK DARK HOUSE,
THERE WAS A DARK DARK STAIRCASE."
The Halloween classic!
The very first book in the beloved Funnybones stories, created by children's book superstars Janet and Allan Ahlberg.
Meet the skeletons (a big skeleton and a little skeleton and a dog skeleton) and dive into the wonderful world of dark, dark cellars and skeleton animals in this joyful and hilarious read.
Young readers will adore this playful story, packed with delightful illustrations.
Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children's picture books.
The Ahlbergs' books are nursery bookshelf standards and have been the recipient of worldwide acclaim and awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal.
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