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  • Published: 25 August 1998
  • ISBN: 9780141300276
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $14.99

It Was A Dark & Stormy Night


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A small boy who has been kidnapped by brigands, passes a dark and stormy night in their cave weaving for them incredible stories of their own exploits. Through the stories he solves his own problem and manages to escape.

  • Pub date: 25 August 1998
  • ISBN: 9780141300276
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $14.99

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.

Janet Ahlberg

Janet Ahlberg, along with 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 Greenaway Medals, and The Baby's Catalogue, inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994.


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