The Baby's Catalogue

The Baby's Catalogue

Summary

Mums and Dads, breakfasts and bedtimes, pets and toys and prams and swings - and lots and lots of other fascinating things!

This charmingly illustrated and funny book presents a vast array of baby paraphernalia and has captivated generations of very young children

Reviews

  • The Ahlbergs belong with A A Milne and Lewis Caroll, to the greatest tradition of children's books, having the kind of genius that can dominate an era.
    Sunday Times

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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