Burglar Bill

Burglar Bill

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Janet and Allan Ahlberg's hilarious picture book, Burglar Bill. Burglar Bill is an entertaining picture book by the iconic British husband and wife picture book team Janet and Allan Ahlberg, creators of Peepo! Perfect as a bedtime story and for children learning to read!Who's that creeping down the street? Who's that climbing up the wall? Who's that coming through the window? Who's that? ... It's Burglar Bill.Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children's picture books, including Cops and Robbers, It was a Dark and Stormy Night, Each Peach Pear Plum and the Kate Greenaway Medal winning The Jolly Postman.Look out for these other classics by Allan Ahlberg:Kicking a Ball; The Baby's Catalogue; Cops and Robbers; Each Peach Pear Plum; The One and Only Two Heads; Son of a Gun; The Little Worm Book; Two Wheels Two Heads; Funny Bones; A Pair of Sinners; Happy Families; Peepo!; The Ha Ha Bonk Book; Help Your Child to Read; Ten in a Bed; Please Mrs Butler; Daisy Chains; Yum Yum; Playmates; Foldaways; Woof; The Cinderella Show; The Jolly Postman; The Jolly Christmas Postman; The Jolly Pocket Postman; The Clothes Horse and Other Stories; The Mighty Slide; Starting School; Heard it in the Playground; The Bear Nobody Wanted; It was a Dark and Stormy Night; The Giant Baby; Baby Sleeps; Blue Buggy; Doll and Teddy; See the Rabbit; Please Mrs Butler; The Better Brown Stories; The Boyhood of Burglar Billshow more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 196 x 258 x 4mm | 140.61g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • colour illustrations
  • 0140503013
  • 9780140503012
  • 7,974

About 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.show more

Review Text

Everything in Burglar Bill's life is stolen. One night he steals a box with holes in the lid, only to discover he has stolen a baby. One night, Bill is disturbed by another burglar - Burglar Betty. She is the mother of the baby. Bill and Betty decide to reform, live honest lives and get married!show more

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3,231 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 50% (1,603)
4 28% (889)
3 17% (556)
2 4% (139)
1 1% (44)
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