The Adventures of Bert

The Adventures of Bert

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Bert has all sorts of ridiculous adventures and they're told in this book in a slapstick, almost farcical way. The reader is made to feel part of the story when he/she is told to turn the page quietly so as not to wake Bert's baby, and is blamed when the baby starts to cry. Bert rescues a barking cardboard box from the river, is chased down the street by a giant sausage - and much more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 213 x 256 x 3mm | 184g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations
  • 0140567542
  • 9780140567540
  • 872,432

Author information

Allan Ahlberg has published over one hundred books, including the classic Greenaway-medal winning picture books, THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN and EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM, illustrated by his late wife, Janet. Allan lives in London. Raymond Briggs is known for his innovative ideas. He has won numerous prizes, including the Greenaway and Kurt Maschler, a BAFTA for the film of THE SNOWMAN and, most recently, Illustrated Book of the Year for ETHEL AND ERNEST. Raymond lives in more

Rating details

95 ratings
3.31 out of 5 stars
5 18% (17)
4 24% (23)
3 33% (31)
2 22% (21)
1 3% (3)
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