Allan Ahlberg Please Mrs. Butler

ISBN 13: 9780140883732

Please Mrs. Butler

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9780140883732: Please Mrs. Butler

A collection of verses and songs from "Please Mrs Butler" put to music using Colin Matthews's composition and Gavin Bryar's arrangement, performed by Miriam Margolyes and a children's choir.

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Hilarious and poignant verses about primary school life. A real winner ( Guardian)

Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight ( Sunday Times)

The most important 20th-century children's poetry book ( Books for Keeps poll)

About the Author:

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 Christmas Postman - both winners of the Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction for older readers. The Telegraph described him as 'By far our best writer for the young.'

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