Bye Bye Baby

Bye Bye Baby

A Sad Story with a Happy Ending

Summary

This is a sad story- but it has a very happy ending.

Once, there was a baby with no mummy- but he wanted a mummy very much. Deciding to take matters into his own hands, he set off to find one.

Along the way he met lots of new friends, none of whom could be his mummy but wanted to help him find one.

When they met a lady with a pram and no baby, the baby finally found his mummy- there was just one more thing he needed- a daddy!

A beautiful story about finding your family, it can be used to talk about adoption, fostering and changing families. This Janet and Allan Ahlberg classic is a must for every bookshelf.

Reviews

  • Bye Bye Baby is wonderful - I haven't enjoyed a picture book so much for years.
    The Independent

About the authors

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 POSTMAN - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex.
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Janet Ahlberg (Illustrator)

Janet Ahlberg, along with Allan Ahlberg, created some of the world's most popular picture books, including EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN, both winners of Greenaway Medals, and THE BABY'S CATALOGUE, inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994.
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