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About the book
  • Published: 18 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780141366791
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $24.99

Baby on Board




An epic tale of an adventure on the high seas - and a trio of brave and helpful toys - beautifully told and

illustrated by picture-book royalty, Allan Ahlberg and Emma Chichester Clark.

Once, many years ago, there was a baby, in his pram, with his sisters and their sandwiches and lemonade and toys . . .

A lyrical and epic story about a baby and a trio of toys, and their adventure on the high seas. Beautifully told by master storyteller Allan Ahlberg and stunningly illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark in their first standalone picture-book collaboration.

  • Pub date: 18 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780141366791
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $24.99

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 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.

Emma Chichester Clark

Emma Chichester Clark is one of Britain’s best loved children’s authors and illustrators. She is the author of the immensely popular Blue Kangaroo series and many other books, and has illustrated books by Roald Dahl, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Peter Dickinson, Michael Morpurgo and, most recently, Quentin Blake.


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