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  • Published: 18 September 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141377469
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.99

Master Bun The Bakers' Boy




Based on the classic 'Happy Families' card game, this highly entertaining series is ideal for reading and sharing at home or at school. It is guided by the Education Adviser, Brian Thompson, and written by the award-winning author, Allan Ahlberg.

Bertie Bun was born to be a baker. His mum is a baker. His dad is a baker. Even his grandparents were bakers.

But Bertie has a big problem - he's bored of bread! He wants to be a butcher's boy, or a bus-driver's boy or even a balloonist's boy - and his wishes are going to land him in lots of trouble . . .

Based on the classic 'Happy Families' card game, this highly entertaining series is ideal for reading and sharing at home or at school. It is guided by the Education Adviser, Brian Thompson, and written by the award-winning author, Allan Ahlberg.

  • Pub date: 18 September 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141377469
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

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.

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Praise for Master Bun The Bakers' Boy

“The best thing to happen to beginner readers since Dr Seuss”

Children's Rights Workshop


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