The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters (HB)

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg

Picture Books

This nostalgic classic, including real letters, is a must-have for every child


This gorgeously illustrated, full-color classic celebrates a time before email by depicting amusing correspondence between fairy tale and Mother Goose characters. What could possibly be in a letter from Goldilocks to the Three Bears? Who would write to the Wicked Witch? Open this book, take out the letters, and discover what favorite characters would write to each other--and reimagine best-loved tales together.

Product Information

Janet Ahlberg and 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 the Greenaway Medal, and The Baby's Catalogue, inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994 and Allan, a former teacher, now lives in London.

General Fields

  • : 9780670886241
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : 0.47
  • : August 2000
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Allan Ahlberg
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : Janet Ahlberg
  • : English
  • : 48
  • : Baby books; Fiction
  • : colour illustrations