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Janet Ahlberg (1944–1994)

Forfatter af Each Peach Pear Plum

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Janet Ahlberg was born in Huddersfield, England in 1944 and brought up in Leicester. Originally trained as a teacher in Sunderland from 1963 to 1966, Ahlberg was encouraged to paint and draw. She decided that keeping charge of a class was very hard work so she decided to develop her artistic vis mere ability and went to study graphic design at Leicester Polytechnic for three years. She met and married Allan Ahlberg and began to illustrate books for children, first with Night published in 1972, and then with The Brick Street Boys series, written by her husband. Since then, she and Allan Ahlberg have worked together successfully. Another series, also written by Allan Ahlberg, is Happy Families, published by Puffin Books. In 1978, Ahlberg was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal for Each Peach, Pear, Plum. Ahlberg is a two time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal having won again in 1991for The Jolly Christmas Postman. She was awarded the Kurt Maschler Awards in 1986 for The Jolly Postman: or Other People's Letters, whoch sold over a million copies worlwide. Sadly Janet Ahlberg died in 1994 at the age of 50 after suffering from cancer (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Image credit: With husband Allan and daughter Jessica (1989)

Serier

Værker af Janet Ahlberg

Each Peach Pear Plum (1978) 3,589 eksemplarer
The Jolly Christmas Postman (1991) 1,078 eksemplarer
Peepo! (1981) 961 eksemplarer
Funnybones (1980) 592 eksemplarer
The Jolly Pocket Postman (1995) 437 eksemplarer
The Baby's Catalogue (1982) 308 eksemplarer
Burglar Bill (1977) 295 eksemplarer
Starting School (1988) 258 eksemplarer
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (1993) 256 eksemplarer
The Ha Ha Bonk Book (1982) 178 eksemplarer
Cops and Robbers (1973) 165 eksemplarer
The Bear Nobody Wanted (1992) 146 eksemplarer
Jeremiah in the Dark Woods (1977) 142 eksemplarer
Bye Bye Baby (1989) 117 eksemplarer
The Worm Book (1979) 93 eksemplarer
The Vanishment of Thomas Tull (1977) 36 eksemplarer
The Old Joke Book (1976) 26 eksemplarer
Son of a Gun (1979) 25 eksemplarer
The Baby's Catalogue: Blue Buggy (1998) 23 eksemplarer
The Baby's Catalogue: Baby Sleeps (1998) 22 eksemplarer
The Cinderella Show (1986) 10 eksemplarer
Night (1972) 9 eksemplarer
Playmates (Slot Book) (1984) 9 eksemplarer
Yum Yum (1984) 6 eksemplarer
The one and only two heads (1979) 4 eksemplarer
Each Peach Pear Plum (Video) — Forfatter — 2 eksemplarer
Monster Munch (Daisychains S.) (1984) 2 eksemplarer
Making Music (Starters) (1973) 2 eksemplarer
Two Wheels Two Heads (1979) 1 eksemplar
The Jolly Post Office [CD-ROM] (1997) 1 eksemplar
Which Witch? (1983) 1 eksemplar
Que Ossos Curiosos! 1 eksemplar
La Famille Petitplats (2003) 1 eksemplar
BANGDITI! 1 eksemplar
De puike pakket post (1992) 1 eksemplar
The Baby's Catalogue Frieze (1993) 1 eksemplar
Prune Peche Poire Prune (1989) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Mrs. Wobble the Waitress (1980) — Illustrator — 138 eksemplarer
Mr. Biff the Boxer (1980) — Illustrator — 109 eksemplarer
The Night Train (Penguin Children's 60s) (1996) — Cover illustration, nogle udgaver35 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 10, June 1978 — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer

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Andre navne
Hall, Janet (birth name)
Fødselsdato
1944-10-21
Dødsdag
1994-11-15
Køn
female
Nationalitet
UK
Land (til kort)
England, UK
Fødested
Yorkshire, England, UK
Dødssted
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Dødsårsag
cancer (breast)
Bopæl
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Uddannelse
Sunderland Technical College
Erhverv
Book Illustrator
Relationer
Ahlberg, Allan (husband)
Ahlberg, Jessica (daughter)
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Kate Greenaway Medal (1978)
Kort biografi
Janet Ahlberg (1944-1994) was a British children's book illustrator, and the co-creator, together with her husband Allan Ahlberg, of the best-selling Jolly Postman series. Born as Janet Hall in Yorkshire in 1944, she studied at Sunderland Technical College, where she met Ahlberg. The two married in 1969, and began to work together, publishing their first co-venture - The Old Joke Book - in 1976. She won the 1978 Kate Greenaway Medal from the British Library Association - an award recognizing the year's best children's book illustration by a British subject - for Each Peach Pear Plum.

Janet Ahlberg died of breast cancer in 1994, at the age of fifty, having produced many beloved and bestselling books. Her daughter with Allan Ahlberg - Jessica Ahlberg - is also a children's book creator.

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Subject
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Statistikker

Værker
48
Also by
4
Medlemmer
11,442
Popularitet
#2,056
Vurdering
4.2
Anmeldelser
191
ISBN
332
Sprog
15
Udvalgt
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