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The Mighty Slide
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  • Published: 5 March 1990
  • ISBN: 9780141931586
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96
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The Mighty Slide


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'This is the story



Of Alison Hubble,



Who went to bed single,



And woke up double.'



Here, in verse, are the hilariously original stories of a mighty slide, a man who fought crocodiles, a girl who doubled, a couple of baby skinners and a thing that lived under a school. A wonderful collection from Allan Ahlberg, author of 'Please Mrs Butler, Woof!' and 'Happy Families', illustrated throughout with delightful drawings by Charlotte Voake.
%%%'This is the story
Of Alison Hubble,
Who went to bed single,
And woke up double.'
Here, in verse, are the hilariously original stories of a mighty slide, a man who fought crocodiles, a girl who doubled, a couple of baby skinners and a thing that lived under a school. A wonderful collection from Allan Ahlberg, author of 'Please Mrs Butler, Woof!' and 'Happy Families', illustrated throughout with delightful drawings by Charlotte Voake.

  • Pub date: 5 March 1990
  • ISBN: 9780141931586
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96

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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